Gordon Pape

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Gordon Kendrew Pape (born 1936) is a Canadian author, columnist, and investor. He has written more than 20 books on a variety of subjects, including novels, personal finance, investing and Christmas trivia.[citation needed]

Pape is the editor and publisher of the Internet Wealth Builder (IWB), The Income Investor, and The Canada Report and founding editor Mutual Funds/ETFs Update.[citation needed] His books include Retirement's Harsh New Realities, Sleep-Easy Investing, 6 Steps to $1 Million, Get Control of Your Money, Retiring Wealthy in the 21st Century, Quizmas: Christmas Trivia Family Fun, Quizmas Carols, The Retirement Time Bomb, Tax-Free Saving Accounts and The Ultimate TFSA Guide.[citation needed]

For many years, Pape was a TV spokesperson for CHIP reverse mortgages.[1]

He is a columnist for Zoomer magazine, The Fund Library,[2] Insurance and Investment Journal, The Toronto Star, and GlobeinvestorGOLD.com and is a guest on radio and television programs across Canada.[citation needed]

Born in San Francisco, Pape moved to Canada as a teenager with his family in 1950.[citation needed] He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1959 from Carleton University, after which he worked for several years as a Parliamentary reporter in Quebec City and Ottawa and as a foreign correspondent in London.[citation needed] He received, with two co-writers, an award from the Governor-General of Canada for a series of articles about Montreal architecture.[citation needed] Pape has three children and nine grandchildren.[citation needed] His youngest daughter, Deborah Kerbel, is his co-author on the Quizmas series of books.[3] She has gone on to become a Young Adult author.[4]


  1. ^ "Reverse Mortgages: Use only as a last resort". The Financial Post. Retrieved January 3, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Pape, Gordon. "Gordon Pape Author Profile". The Fund Library. Archived from the original on June 1, 2017. Retrieved June 22, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Deborah Kerbel". Dundurn Press. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
  4. ^ "Deborah Kerbel | Kids Can Press". www.kidscanpress.com. Retrieved March 19, 2018.

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