Erica Alini covers personal finance for Report on Business. Previously, she worked for nearly five years at Global News, where she created and wrote Money123, a popular weekly newsletter on money matters. Between 2018 and 2020, she also hosted Money123 as a TV series on personal finance that aired Saturday evenings on Global National. Erica also worked as an economics reporter at Maclean’s and Canadian Business magazine, among others. She got her start in journalism at The Wall Street Journal, where she spent the summer of 2009 reporting on the ripple effects of the 2007/2008 financial crisis from New York.
Erica is the author of the bestselling book Money Like You Mean It, Personal Finance Tactics for the Real World, where she argues that economic, social and technological changes have complicated personal finance and provides practical tips on how millennials and Gen Z can achieve middle-class financial goals despite the challenges they face.
Years in Journalism