Colin Graves

Colin Graves is a personal finance writer and editor with a client list that includes some of the most prominent voices in the personal finance industry.

His work has appeared in publications like Forbes, WalletHacks, MapleMoney, RetireHappy, Rocket Mortgage, and more.

With over 24 years of banking experience, including 15 as a people leader with a Top 10 North American financial institution, Colin possesses a sound financial and business acumen.

During his time in the banking industry, Colin managed books of business in excess of $1 billion, won awards for outstanding leadership and customer service, and held a financial planning designation.

As a consumer finance and investment expert, Colin has an acute understanding of the financial challenges today’s families face and believes that improving your financial situation is less about numbers and more about mindset.

In 2022, after building his side hustle into a full-time business, Colin walked away from the 9-5. He now teaches others how to do the same on his blog,


- Consumer finance and investment expert
- Certificate in Financial Services Advice
- Canadian Securities Course®
- Professional Financial Planner® (PFP)
- Regular contributor at MapleMoney and RetireHappy
- Writes about escaping the 9-5 at

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