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This 28-year-old single mom makes $45,000. She owes $12,000 and wants to buy a home so she’s not living in a cramped condo with her son. How can she start?

Millennial Money is a weekly submission-based series that provides financial advice to millennials in the GTA. Read the full series here. As a single millennial mom, 28-year-old Malika has ambitions to move her family into a home instead of living in a cramped condo. But making $ 45,000 a year as a lease return co-ordinator…

Planning a home renovation? Here’s how to make sure you profit from it

How your space functions and feels matters now more than ever, especially if your new norm is an everything-at-home lifestyle; work, play and living. And, by this point in the pandemic, if your space isn’t optimal, you’ve probably exhausted all the furniture- and room-rearranging options available to you. So naturally, if you own, home improvements…

This 36-year-old Toronto bartender lost his job due to COVID-19. His goal of saving to buy a home has been wiped away. Now, he’s just in survival mode

Millennial Money is a weekly submission-based series that provides financial advice to millennials in the GTA. Read the full series here. First, Bob, 36, was temporarily laid off from his bartending job in March due to COVID-19. Then, the pandemic forced the closure of the bar he worked at, shutting out his prospects to return.…

This 31-year-old on CERB wants to stay mentally healthy with outdoor activities. Living between her condo and parent's home, is there a point to save now?

Millennial Money is a weekly submission-based series that provides financial advice to millennials in the GTA. Read the full series here. Sammy, 31, is part of the large group of millennials hit hard by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Laid-off from her graphic design job several weeks after lockdown, she’s been surviving on…