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14 March 2018
Author: Elizabeth Mulholland
On February 21 2018, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos shared what Canadians have told him about poverty. He heard that poverty isn’t just about not enough money. Poverty goes hand in hand with hunger, inadequate housing, poor physical and mental health, discrimination, and social exclusion.
20 December 2017
Author: Chloe Stanois
Rachid came to Canada from Syria with his wife and three children as government sponsored refugees. They had the support of friends within the community, as well as Reception House for settlement assistance.
1 November 2017
Author: Tara Popovic
Tailoring financial education content for target populations can help reduce barriers to accessing financial information. Following up on my previous blog about customizing financial education for youth and Aboriginal peoples, here's what Prosper Canada has to say about customizing for people living with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, and people living on low incomes.
14 September 2017
Author: Tara Popovic
When it comes to financial education, there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution. Financial education content and delivery work best when adapted to participant needs. 
19 June 2017
Author: Chloe Stanois
In 2013, Aïssatou had to take time off work for health reasons, which lead to financial problems. Thankfully, she was able to bounce back. Here's the story of a courageous woman who knew to call on the experts.
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