Sarah Li Cain

Sara Li Cain

Sarah Li Cain is a writer since 2012 and a Candidate for the Accredited Financial Counselor designation.

She graduated from York University with an honors degree in English, and Education. As a former elementary school teacher, she incorporates her teaching skills and the ability to break down complex topics into digestible bite-sized pieces in her writing.

Her expertise includes topics in the banking, mortgage, small business and credit industry. 





She has written for include Slickdeals, Bankrate, LendingTree, Wordpress, Transferwise and the Financial Planning Association. She has also been interviewed in publications such as Redbook, U.S News and World Report, Nerdwallet, Inc and Turbotax. Sarah's passion to break down complicated jargon in a way that anyone can understand led her to pursue the Accredited Financial Counselor designation in order to continue to educate consumers about the value of working hard to create a healthy financial future.


 She graduated from York University with a honors degree in English, and Education.

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