Blog

25 March 2019
Author: Wendy Abbott-Serroul
Alice came to the Thunder Bay Counselling (TBC) office distraught, overwhelmed and defeated. She had not been receiving any direct income for some time and was relying on friends and family to help her to pay rent, food and health expenses.
27 January 2017
Author: Trisha Islam
How can I save when I don’t have money? This is a question we often hear in our financial coaching work, and for good reason.
15 December 2016
Author: Chloe Stanois
Feeling empowered to improve her finances and other areas of her life was an unexpected outcome for Ava Williams after she completed the MPower Money Coaching program in October 2015.
9 March 2016
Author: Chloe Stanois
Before Ava Williams signed up for the MPower Money Coaching program, she was struggling to pay off her OSAP and bank loans, finding it hard to stick to a budget and was worried about saving for the future. When she found out that Toronto Employment and Social Services was offering a new program providing free financial coaching support to help people on low incomes achieve financial goals, she jumped at the opportunity to improve her finances.
24 September 2015
Author: Chloe Stanois
This June the Prosper Canada team was excited to launch the MPower Money Coaching Program, a one- year pilot project developed by Prosper Canada and delivered through three City of Toronto Employment Centres.