Help your children achieve their dreams! RESP Sign up Event – April 30

How would you like free money for your child? Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? What if I told you the free money is from the Canadian Government? If you are a family living on a low income, each of your children could qualify for up to $2000...

Building Financial Resilience for People with Mental Health or Addiction Challenges

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Perhaps you’ve heard that money concerns are one of the top sources of stress for most people. In my experience, that’s certainly true. Money problems may in fact be the number-one source of stress for most people. That being said, money problems aren’t the only problems people face. Imagine that,...

RRSP or TFSA?

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At this time of year there are a lot of ads out there about getting a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and it can be confusing. Can you imagine laughing and smiling as you learn more about both these RRSPs – and also about Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)? The...

Money and Marriage

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We’ve all heard that finances are a major source of stress for couples, in fact, there are many articles and research that says finances are reported to be one of the top 10 reasons people get divorced. But is there really such a thing as financial infidelity? According to entrepreneur...

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

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Momentum’s Financial Literacy Training is now approved for continuing education (Category A) credits for Social Workers! “ACE approval shows that your organization has met rigorous standards and demonstrates the ability to offer high-quality continuing education activities to social workers.” – ACE provider Yes, it’s true! We are excited to be...

MoneyFit Challenge

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MoneyFit Challenge

Do you want to learn more about financial topics like budgeting and saving, and be entered to win money for doing so? How does $30,000 in prizes sound? The MoneyFit Challenge is a new tool to improve your financial well-being, sponsored in part by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada...

RESP Workshop & Online Sign-Up at Momentum

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Children with education savings are more likely to work harder in school, graduate high school, and attend college or university. Help your kids succeed with a no-fee Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP). In celebration of Education Savings Week 2017, Momentum is offering special RESP workshops. There will be unbiased information,...

The Basics of Using Credit

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Amber Cannon is a Momentum volunteer and participant. Here she shares what she discovered about credit. Who, really, wants to talk about, let alone think about their credit? Certainly not I. But in today’s society, credit is a must have. On this session of my Savings Circles program I learned...