Barry Choi

Barry Choi is a personal finance and budget travel expert at He has been quoted by media in Canada and the United States, including The Financial Post, The Toronto Star, Business Insider, The Globe and Mail, and has appeared on HuffPost Live.

Latest blogs
  • categories: Mortgages

    There’s a funny thing about mortgages. Despite the fact that interest rates are near record lows, what you see posted at the big banks aren’t necessarily the best mortgage rates available. This might come as a … Read More

  • March
  • categories: Credit Cards

    Over the years, consumers have complained about credit card fees and the government has slowly been addressing them. Sure the interchange fees were lowered for merchants, but that doesn’t really help consumers that much.

  • February
  • categories: Deposits

    RRSP season is nearly over and you’ve probably seen ads from all the major financial institutions encouraging you to make a contribution. But what they may not be publicly tell you are the RRSP truths.

  • categories: Deposits

    Every so often I get asked some pretty weird questions about money. More than once I’ve been asked about why I continue to save. At first I really didn’t understand the question. I’m not rich, nor … Read More

  • January
  • categories: Deposits

    It’s getting close to the RRSP deadline and the pressure is on. Many financial services companies have been advertising the fact that you’re running out of time to make a contribution. They’re hoping that you’ll invest … Read More

  • categories: Credit Cards

    The payment sector has evolved over the last few years. Credit card usage is up and there have never been more options when it comes to choosing the best credit card.

  • December