Rubina Ahmed-Haq

Business columnist

Rubina is a business columnist who has been covering money matters for more than 10 years. Her career began 20 years ago as a news reporter. After a decade on the news beat she realized her passion was discussing personal finance issues. Now, she weighs in on money and workplace matters on CBC Radio, CBC TV and CBC News Network. Her goal is to get Canadians to take control of their personal finances on their own.

Latest from Rubina Ahmed-Haq

Why you need to go to your office Christmas party

Most businesses are hosting a year-end holiday party, according to new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam, a Robert Half Company, and 67 per cent of bosses expect their employees to show up.

More workers are tired on the job and it's bad for business

New research suggests that 76 per cent of people are regularly tired while working. But there are ways that businesses and employees can help boost morale and encourage a restful workforce.

Fatphobia in the workplace can be career limiting and psychologically harmful

Expert says fatphobia doesn't just affect job growth. It creeps into every aspect of a person's life and can affect a person’s psychological well-being.

The untapped power of hiring workers with disabilities

Companies often overlook persons with disabilities when hiring, but evidence shows that could be a mistake. Not only do workers with disabilities have a proven record of success and loyalty, they have money to spend.

Advice to help you invest with confidence

Get thinking about your options for growing your money

Money in your 50s: Time to reduce risk and kick that savings strategy into high gear

You still have time to save enough for your retirement years.

Money in your 40s: How to make it work harder for you

The most important part of this decade is to start preparing to be out debt by the time you’re in your 50’s.

Women need to save more than men for retirement – here's why

When it comes to retirement savings, men and women are not the same.

Save like a celeb: Money lessons from people who have a lot of it

From Jay Leno to Jay Z, we distill their smart moves down ones we can all use

How to have a better financial plan than half of Canadians

You are working on yours, right?