Rubina Ahmed-Haq

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Rubina is a freelance journalist and personal finance expert. She works for several media outlets including CBC Radio and Television, Global News Radio and Global News Toronto. She also has a long-running finance column with Homes Publishing Group. You can follow her on Twitter @alwayssavemoney

It’s Okay to Just Work for the Money

When we think about work, most of us hope to be doing something fulfilling. A job that gives us purpose and makes us want...

Job Loss Recovery (When You’re at the Top)

COVID 19 has caused millions of Canadians to be laid off. For those in the later stages of their careers, it could mean losing...

Asked for a Job Reference? Here’s What To Do

Being asked to be a workplace reference is an honour. After all, that job seeker is putting her future career prospects in your hands. This...

COVID-19 and Your Rights at Work

The spread of covid-19 has many people worried about their health and safety. But others are also concerned about their ability to travel, work...

Cancel Culture: How it Can Hurt You at Work

It's often referred to as ‘Cancel’ or ‘Call-Out’ culture where you’re ‘cancelled’ from your career with your reputation tarnished forever. What does it take to...

Stress Test: Is Money Worry Affecting Your Job?

It's no secret that financial stress can cause us sleepless nights and affect our personal relationships. It’s also not surprising to learn that money...

Food Fight: The Stinky Bag Lunch

Social scientists refer to the phenomenon as desk top dining. Many of us choose to work through lunch by eating at our desks. Lunch hour...

Should You Hire Family Members?

We all want our family members to succeed in their careers. But what if you could hire a family member helping her career? If your...

So Tired! Why Women are Pooped

If you just yawned while reading this at work, I’m not offended. That’s because according to recent research from the staffing firm Accountemps a...