SMM 036 | Melissa Leong | The Truth About Money And Happiness

In this episode, Carol interviews Melissa Leong, a finance writer for the National Post and author of Happy Go Money. Melissa reveals some great money saving and investing Tips that will enable you to lead a happy and fulfilling life.

This episode kickstarts with Melissa sharing how she strives to push out actionable and relatable content as a financial writer. After starting off in Arts, how did Melissa segue into the financial world? Melissa’s honest revelations are sure to interest you greatly.

Melissa proceeds to give us some great Money Spending and Saving Tips. You will learn how you can budget for discretionary spending – even if you are living paycheck to paycheck. Are you a victim of peer pressure? Do you feel the urge to make frivolous purchases? This show will surely help you overcome these challenges and realize your financial goals.

Are you spending after things that bring you and your family maximum joy and happiness? If not, Melissa has some great insights for you.

This show is peppered with some great nuggets pertaining to tax planning, buying a home, building a contingency fund and much, much more. Listening to Melissa will surely help you learn a lot in a short amount of time.

Tune in now!

What You Will Discover In This Episode:

  • How to allocate your resources and spend after the things that bring you the most happiness
  • The importance of being financially prudent while purchasing your home
  • How to budget your discretionary spending
  • The importance of having a contingency fund for riding out difficult times


Happy Go Money: Spend Smart, Save Right and Enjoy Life – Melissa Leong

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