Gail Vaz-Oxlade“Money ain’t for nothing and the chips aren’t free."
With her no-nonsense approach to finance, this money wizard can help even the most desperate debt dodger get in touch with his/her inner scrooge. Whether you're living a champagne lifestyle as you drown in debt, or counting pennies for that walk down the aisle, Gail Vaz-Oxlade has the expertise to give you the financial makeover of your dreams. With basic concepts like "money runs out" and "think before you shop" Gail Vaz-Oxlade is the guru of finance and can take any families from red to black.
Gail Vaz-Oxlade is one of Canada's most successful and respected financial experts and her bestselling books include: A Woman of Independent Means: A Woman's Guide to Full Financial Security, Dead Cat Bounce: The Skinny of E-vesting, The RRSP Answer Book, The Retirement Answer Book, Shopping For Money: Strategies for Successful Borrowing, and The Money Tree Myth: A Parent's Guide to Helping Kids Unravel the Mysteries of Money. She is also a regular feature writer for the Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, slice.ca, IE: Money, and Forum. In January 2010, she released her newest book, Debt-Free Forever (Harper Collins) and is also the host of Princess and Money Moron on Slice.
Gail has tried marriage a few times and claims to have got it right the third time around. She gets up early to write at her home in the Northumberland Hills, Ontario, where she lives with her husband, children, dog, cat, horses and llama. Born in Jamaica, Gail immigrated to Canada in 1977.