Video Interview: Ryan Gubic Discusses Canadian Consumer Stress Amid Challenging Times

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Ryan Gubic, Founder, Financial Advisor, MRG Wealth Management, discusses a new survey showing money is the top source of stress for Canadians today.

Gubic talks about the impact of financial stress on anxiety, depression and mental health, the concern about rising costs for groceries, gas and other goods and services, the impact on spending, as well as tips for people who are feeling financial stress.

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Mario Toneguzzi
Mario Toneguzzi
Mario Toneguzzi, based in Calgary, has more than 40 years experience as a daily newspaper writer, columnist, and editor. He worked for 35 years at the Calgary Herald covering sports, crime, politics, health, faith, city and breaking news, and business. He is the Senior News Editor with Retail Insider in addition to working as a freelance writer and consultant in communications and media relations/training. Mario was named as a RETHINK Retail Top Retail Expert in 2024.

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  1. Hi! I really liked your article! I know very well that prolonged nervous tension forces the body to be at its limit all the time. This can lead to the development of cardiovascular and other diseases. Stress becomes dangerous when exhaustion sets in. The psyche cannot cope with the emotional load, and as a result, diseases and conditions called psychosomatic arise. It is no longer the mood that suffers, but the vital organs and systems. This problem cannot be overlooked.

    • Hopefully Canadian consumers are able to get through these challenging times with limited health issues resulting.


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