Melissa Leong is a personal finance writer, on-air personality, speaker and bestselling author.
She writes about personal finance for the Financial Post and appears on CTV’s The Social as its resident money expert. Through her channels, she reaches millions of Canadians in a quest to help them manage their money without sacrificing happiness. She regularly lectures on the subject of money and shares her savings tips on radio and television programs such as Canada AM, Newstalk 1010, the Mad Dog & Maura show on 99.9 Virgin Radio, CJAD 800, CKNW and CHCH’s Square Off.
Over the last 10 years, she has covered a variety of subjects including crime, politics, terrorism and business for the National Post, the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail. She has profiled survivors of the Rwandan genocide, travelled to Hong Kong to investigate nanny abuse and has interviewed everyone from the president of the Maldives to Hugh Jackman to Duchess Sarah Ferguson.
Her self-published paranormal adventure novels, What Kills Me and I Am Forever, written under the pen name Wynne Channing, have sold almost 70,000 copies and soared to #1 on a number of bestseller lists on Amazon.
In her spare time, she teaches salsa dancing, mentors youth and volunteers for organizations that promote the advancement and empowerment of young women.
She’s also fully prepared for a zombie invasion. If that doesn’t occur, she’s happily saving for retirement and for her kid’s education.