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26 June 2018
Author: Trisha Islam
From May 7 to 9, the 2018 ABLE Financial Empowerment Conference was held in Richmond, British Columbia hosted by the ABLE Financial Empowerment Steering Committee with support from Family Services of Greater Vancouver and Prosper Canada.
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.
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: Tara Popovic
As the baby boomer generation heads into retirement many of them are finding themselves financially unprepared. As a result, many Canadians, including those living on low incomes, are turning to financial coaching programs to help them to achieve financial stability in retirement.
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