Leo Almazora

Leo Almazora

Leo is currently a journalist at Life and Health Professional.

With a Master’s degree in Applied Business economics, Leo is a seasoned finance reporter who has published his insights across Canada, USA, and Asia. He now writes news, features, and profiles for Canada’s leading finance title, Wealth Professional Canada. Leo’s specialty areas include financial regulation, real estate news and insurance.

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Gangster's family sue bank over denied life insurance claim

Relatives claim 'breach of contract' after insurer refuses to pay out $500,000 benefit

Gangster's family sue bank over denied life insurance claim

Why Canadian families must have the money talk

Getting different generations to plan their financial futures together requires finesse and tough love

Why Canadian families must have the money talk

Is debt a false indicator of Canada's economic vulnerability?

Fresh research from policy think tank hints at more accurate predictor of financial crises

Is debt a false indicator of Canada's economic vulnerability?

Canadian couples agree staying power requires financial chemistry

Majority of committed Canadians prize compatibility in terms of financial goals and spending habits

Canadian couples agree staying power requires financial chemistry

RBC iShares pushing further into ESG

Announcement of fossil fuel-screened ETFs carries on momentum from monster BlackRock launch

RBC iShares pushing further into ESG

From investment hobbyist to financial advisor

James Durnin explains how focus on the investment process and his team’s proprietary intellectual capital drove the success of his practice

From investment hobbyist to financial advisor

Canada’s retirement income system needs a refit

Study highlights barriers and misfits that must be addressed to help adult Canadians prepare for life after work

Canada’s retirement income system needs a refit

Gray divorce adds to estate-planning wrinkles

Survey of professionals reveals complications as more couples separate after 50

Gray divorce adds to estate-planning wrinkles

One third of Canadians see financial dishonesty as a romance-ender

Survey shows how debt fosters negative thoughts and frustrations that damage relationships

One third of Canadians see financial dishonesty as a romance-ender

ESG funds tilt heavily toward tech

Data on most popular holdings among funds points to major frustration within sustainable-investing space

ESG funds tilt heavily toward tech