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28 October 2016
Author: Maya Ramchandani
In a previous blog post I reflected on some of the financial difficulties faced by young people from care. I also talked about the importance of financially empowering youth from care, given that we’re required to be completely financially independent after 18 years of age.
7 June 2016
Author: Maya Ramchandani
It’s that time of the year again. Now that the cold weather is behind us, there’s a lot to look forward to! The sun is shining, school is ending and spirits are high. Want to make the most of your summer? Proceed with caution. The last thing you want to do is get carried away with ambitious summer activities and wind up in a tight financial spot.
28 December 2015
Author: Chloe Stanois
The New Year is right around the corner. Have you made any New Year's resolutions yet? If you're looking for ideas, you may want to resolve to save more money in 2016. Saving demonstrates good financial management, especially if you're saving towards a goal like, an emergency savings fund, a car, education, or a family vacation.
11 November 2015
Author: Chloe Stanois
Financial Literacy is a basic need for every Canadian. This November marks the fifth annual Financial Literacy Month (FLM) in Canada.FLM aims to encourage organizations from all sectors to promote financial literacy for Canadians of all ages.
26 February 2015
Author: Elizabeth Mulholland
Tax filing can enable people on low-incomes to access benefits and boost their incomes
 
As tax time approaches, many of us shrink from the dreaded task of tax filing and the prospect that we may end up owing, rather than pocketing, money at the end of the process.

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