Articles By Margaret Montgomery:

A man who is struggling financially seeks help from a counsellor.

MoneyFlex

Where to get help if you’re struggling financially (and mentally)  

Money problems can cause anxiety, stress and other mental health issues. Find out how to get help with debt...

Where to get help if you’re struggling financially (and mentally)  
A customer leaves a tip at a restaurant in Canada using a POS machine.

MoneyFlex

How much should you tip at restaurants in Canada?

“Tip-flation” is driving up tip amounts at restaurants, cafés and other businesses. Are they asking too much? Here’s what...

How much should you tip at restaurants in Canada?
A man picks up an onion while shopping for groceries.

MoneyFlex

The cost of the average grocery bill in Canada—and how to lower yours

Many Canadians are struggling with higher food costs. Here’s how to save money when shopping for groceries.

The cost of the average grocery bill in Canada—and how to lower yours
A woman who is happy about her move to Albertastands in front of the rocky mountains.

Real Estate

Should you move to Alberta?

Tempted by the call of the mountains? You might be wondering about moving to Alberta. Here’s what to know...

Should you move to Alberta?
A young woman talks with a mental health care worker on a couch.

MoneyFlex

Mental health resources in Canada: How to get help for free (or cheap)

Learn how to get mental health support in Canada, whether or not you have workplace benefits or insurance coverage.

Mental health resources in Canada: How to get help for free (or cheap)
A woman working a side hustle in food delivery holds her phone and smiles.

MoneyFlex

How to make more money in Canada: 6 side hustle ideas

If you’re looking for extra income to keep up with the rising cost of living, look no further than...

How to make more money in Canada: 6 side hustle ideas
A man sits at a desk, checking his high-interest savings account balance.

Banking

The one inflation tool you need for your finances

The one inflation tool you need for your finances
A woman checks her online banking on her laptop at her desk.

Banking

Is your chequing account working hard enough?

Is your chequing account working hard enough?
A man in a hat looks at something on his tablet with a thoughtful expression while sitting at a table.

Crypto

Who’s buying crypto in Canada, and why?

A recent study finds that most Canadians don’t really understand crypto assets, but over 30% of us still intend...

Who’s buying crypto in Canada, and why?