Meet The Authors

Glenn Cooke

Author | Insurance Broker

Author of Life & Critical Illness Insurance, Beginners Guide, and Insurance as an Investment e-Books. Glenn is a thought leader in the life insurance industry. He's been intersecting technology and life insurance for over 3 decades. In the early 2000's he led the industry in providing insurance remotely; his processes were used by life insurance companies as models for their guidelines. He's been interviewed on TV and Radio, been featured in life insurance stories by most of the national daily newspapers as well as industry magazines discussing technology and insurance sales. He's also been referenced in a number of books written by consumer advocates in the financial sector.


Jeff Romansky

Author | Insurance Broker

Author of the Long Term Disability Insurance e-Book, Jeff started his insurance career in 2006 when he joined RBC Insurance. During this time, he helped hundreds of insurance advisors grow their business by providing them with comprehensive advice, consultation and training. His commitment to building strong relationships, paired with his positive attitude and specialized expertise led him to win multiple awards including being #1 in his position throughout Canada on numerous occasions.


Victor Fong

Author | Insolvency Trustee | Chartered Professional Accountant

Author of Personal Bankruptcy e-Book, Victor is the President of Fong and Partners Inc. He is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee and Chartered Professional Accountant.
With years of experience in the insolvency field, Victor has been involved in both corporate and consumer insolvency engagements. Previously with a large national firm, Victor founded Fong and Partners Inc. so that he could dedicate his professional life to help people from all walks of life to deal with their debt.


John Robertson PhD

Author | Scientist | Investor | Teacher

Author of the Index Investing e-Book, John Robertson is a scientist, writer, investor, teacher, and all-around nice guy. He specializes in explaining complex topics – scientific or financial – for regular people. He has a PhD from the University of Western Ontario in Medical Biophysics, and spends his days as a science writer & editor for the Techna Institute in Toronto.


Joe Barbieri

Financial Planner | Author |

Author of the Budgeting and Cash-flow e-Book, Joe Barbieri is currently the President of Joe the Investor, which operates a fee only financial planning, education and consulting practice with the Joe the Investor brand. The main services offered are tax preparation and financial planning in Toronto.


Beginner's Guide e-Book Authors

The Beginner’s Guide to Saving and Investing For Canadians was a collaboration of the following financial bloggers and online financial experts:

Glenn Cooke

Only Insurance Inc.

Krystal Yee

Give Me Back My Five Bucks

Frugal Trader

The blogger behind Million Dollar Journey

Jim Yih

Retire Happy

Ram Balakrishnan

Original blogger at Canadian Capitalist

Dan Bortolotti

Blogger at Canadian Couch Potato