Chartered Professional Accountant, Speaker, & Author
David Trahair is a Chartered Professional Accountant, speaker and author of five books on personal financial issues. He is a straight shooter able to explain the often confusing world of personal finance in plain English. Canadians appreciate David's no-nonsense style and the fact that his views are totally independent. There are no sponsors behind the scenes shaping what he says and he does not sell any financial products. David says and writes what he wants to - unfiltered advice for the hard-working Canadian.
David currently operates his own public accounting firm and gives full and half day seminars on his books to CPAs and CAs in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and the Nova Scotia. He has also delivered seminars to the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (CMAs) and the Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGAs).
David has made many television appearances including CITY TV Breakfast Television, BNN, CBC NewsWorld, CTV and CFTO News, Rogers TV, CBC Venture and CHTV. He has also been featured on many local and national radio programs including CBC Radio One.
He belongs to the CPA Canada and CPA Ontario. He is a frequent speaker, often appears in the media, contributes regularly to financial publications, as well as the author of two National Bestselling books. He is also a past-director of Credit Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people deal with credit problems.