Larry MacDonald


Author and freelance writer

Larry MacDonald writes the Globe and Mail’s Me and My Money column. It looks at the strategies and portfolios of individual investors. He also writes an investment column for the Globe and Mail and occasional pieces for MoneySense Magazine (as of January, 2015).

In the past, he was a regular contributor to Canadian Business Online,, Investor’s Digest of Canada, MoneySense, Montreal Gazette and the Ottawa Citizen . A selected archive can be found in the Articles menu.

He has also authored four non-fiction books.

Larry began his career in the 1980s as an economist. In 1999, he left the workforce to write, manage his investments and spend more time with his two boys.