Articles By Margaret Montgomery:

A person populates their monthly budget in excel.

Budgeting

MoneySense’s free Excel template for your monthly budget

If you’re looking for a free Excel budget template in Canada, then this tool is for you. Start planning...

MoneySense’s free Excel template for your monthly budget
A person writes their financial goals and new years resolutions in a notebook.

MoneyFlex

10 SMART financial goals to set for 2024

Here’s how to make money resolutions that will set you up for success in the new year. Plus, examples...

10 SMART financial goals to set for 2024
Two young women in work aprons look at a smartphone

Financial literacy

Say what?! 5 financial buzzwords we kept hearing in 2023

We’ve picked five words and phrases that capture the financial mood of 2023. From quiet hiring to soft saving,...

Say what?! 5 financial buzzwords we kept hearing in 2023
Coworkers discuss their retirement savings plans.

MoneyFlex

The best way to save for retirement in your 20s

Financial experts often tell young people to start investing early to benefit from compound growth. But what if you...

The best way to save for retirement in your 20s
Canadian de-influencer Jennifer Wang is pictured in front of fall foliage.

Shopping

What do de-influencers really do?

This de-influencer wants to help Canadians shop smarter and more sustainably. Read our Q&A to learn more about her...

What do de-influencers really do?
Danica Nelson is a travel influencer who shares her money-saving travel hacks.

MoneyFlex

Travel hacks to help you save money on your next trip

Here are some ways Canadians can save money on travel for holiday vacations and beyond—including flight hacks, thrifty destinations...

Travel hacks to help you save money on your next trip
Wealthsimple and Interac logos are pictured on a white background.

News

Interac is expanding—first up, Wealthsimple e-transfers will get easier

If you use a fintech for banking or investing, Interac e-Transfers might get a bit easier to send and...

Interac is expanding—first up, Wealthsimple e-transfers will get easier
The new iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max are pictured against a black background.

News

Is the new iPhone 15 worth it in Canada?

Apple has launched a new iPhone series with several enticing features. Is it worth upgrading your phone to get...

Is the new iPhone 15 worth it in Canada?
A woman negotiates her salary in the workplace in Canada.

MoneyFlex

How to negotiate a higher salary and come out winning

If you are struggling with the higher cost of living in Canada and you need more income, you could...

How to negotiate a higher salary and come out winning