If you were wondering whether that girl you saw on TV yesterday night was me, yes it was!

Channel News Asia (CNA) had kindly invited me to be part of their Ask the Finance Minister 2018 show, where they gathered 5 Singaporeans from different walks of life to question Minister Heng Swee Keat after the recent Budget announcement.

I was asked to represent the Millennials, and here are the questions I asked (the phrasing differs as they were not scripted).

1. Many of my friends are increasingly joining the gig economy, where they do not get benefits like CPF or medical insurance. How will the government support and protect these workers?

2. My in-laws and my parents are my dependents, and having a child will only add further to our financial burden. As part of the sandwiched generation, we are stuck with a limited budget that needs to be …