From Global News–Results from a newly-released survey indicate that the rising costs of necessities, goods and services are the biggest sources of stress for many Canadians — including in the Prairie region.

The 2022 FP Canada Financial Stress Index, which was conducted on behalf of FP Canada by Leger, surveyed 2,001 Canadians and found residents say money is their main source of stress at 38 per cent, followed by personal health (21 per cent), work (19 per cent) and relationships (18 per cent).

It’s the fifth time in eight years that the annual survey has found that money has the biggest impact on stress for residents.

“It’s a huge flag right now and I think that it means we need to start talking about money a little bit more often,” suggested Zena Amundsen, owner and certified financial planner with financial planning firm Astra Financial Services in Regina.

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