Christine Wong

Christine Wong has been covering business and technology since 1995, when Mark Zuckerberg was in sixth grade. A former associate producer at Business News Network and Slice TV, Wong freelances while chasing after the biggest story of her life — Ben, who is 10.

7 money-saving tips for thrifty road trip travellers

Road trips: so fun and carefree, right? But whether you’re cruising the Manitoba highways, heading out of province or taking a trip across the border, they’re not always cheap.  Hitting…

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Small business loan 101: A step-by-step guide

Small businesses are a big deal. They account for almost 98% of all businesses in Canada and employ about 90% of its private-sector workforce. Yet only half of small businesses…

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How to spend less: A low debt, no regret lifestyle

Lisette Calveiro paid a high price for living a lie on Instagram. Despite PR jobs in New York and Miami, she racked up $10,000 in debt by her mid-20s, overspending…

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How you can participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The topic of this article is a difficult subject to address, yet so important for the progression of our communities. It highlights a dark period in Canadian history — one…

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Renting vs. owning: Can you afford to buy a house?

Owning a home seems to be an increasingly distant dream for many young Canadians. A recent survey found that 80% of 18 to 28-year-old urban dwellers were worried they wouldn’t…

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How to openly and honestly talk about money with family and friends

If you’re like many people, you may have an aversion to discussing finances. Discussing one’s personal finances is taboo for lots of people. Even just thinking about it can be…

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