Articles By Sandy Yong:

A row of Montreal townhomes in autumn

Making It

First home savings account: A Gen Z guide to achieving home ownership

If you want to be a home owner in Canada, here’s how the new tax-free FHSA could get you...

First home savings account: A Gen Z guide to achieving home ownership
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Making It

Canada’s $10-a-day daycare program: A guide for families

Are you looking to save money on daycare? Find out how the national child care program can help you...

Canada’s $10-a-day daycare program: A guide for families
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Making It

Applying for your first credit card? Here’s what you should know before getting one

Owning a credit card can give you a lot of financial power. Here are smart strategies you should know...

Applying for your first credit card? Here’s what you should know before getting one
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Making It

How to survive a recession: Six tips for Gen Z and those who haven’t faced one before

Here are some steps young people can take to recession-proof their finances.

How to survive a recession: Six tips for Gen Z and those who haven’t faced one before
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Making It

Working towards your dream lifestyle? Here’s how financial goals can help

Affording the things you want as a young adult is achievable when you follow these strategies when setting your...

Working towards your dream lifestyle? Here’s how financial goals can help
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Making It

Take control of your finances with these budgeting tips for young adults

Want a better grasp of your finances? These easy steps will help you budget like a pro.

Take control of your finances with these budgeting tips for young adults
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Making It

How to improve your credit score

Having a good credit score will help you obtain a loan or rent an apartment. Here’s what you need...

How to improve your credit score

Making It

6 money lessons I wish I knew in my 20s

Columnist Sandy Yong wants to help young Canadians get ahead financially. Here are the money lessons she wishes she’d...

6 money lessons I wish I knew in my 20s
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Financial Planning

How financial advisors can help at different life stages

Whether you’re a newlywed or looking forward to retirement, a financial advisor can help you plan for a healthy...

How financial advisors can help at different life stages