What Is Money Smart Financial Literacy?

The Money Smart Financial Literacy project aims to inform low income newcomers and financially challenged individuals about:

  • The financial services in Canada
  • Banking system in Canada: different banks, services, accounts, mortgages, how to obtain credit, the fee for service
  • Assistance in developing skill, knowledge, and confidence in financial issues
  • Basic financial management and budgeting
  • Meet financial obligations

Activities included but not limited to:
Workshops, meeting with professionals from the finance and banking industries, face to face meeting with a financial counsellors, arranged field trips to different financial institutions, and hosting special financial literacy events.

 

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Am I Eligible?

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When Is Money Smart Financial Literacy Available?

  • The following workshops are open to all members of the community but are intended for participants with CLB3+. If you are interested in attending one of the following dates, please contact us at 403-291-0002.

     

    NORTHEAST LOCATION

    Monday, February 6th, 2017

    • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Building and Managing Credit in Canada
    • LINC/ESL Participants

     

    Monday, April 10th, 2017

    • 10:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Registered and Non-Registered Savings Products
    • LINC/ESL Participants

     

    Monday, July 10th, 2017

    • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Home Ownership
    • LINC/ESL Participants

     

    Monday, September 11th, 2017

    • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • The Banking System in Canada
    • LINC / ESL Participants

     

    SOUTHEAST LOCATION

    Monday, January 30th, 2017

    • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Building and Managing Credit in Canada
    • LINC/ESL Participants

     

    Monday, April 3rd, 2017

    • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Registered and Non-Registered Savings Products
    • LINC/ESL Participants

     

    Monday, July 3rd, 2017

    • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Home Ownership
    • LINC/ESL Participants

     

    Monday, September 4th, 2017

    • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • The Banking System in Canada
    • LINC/ESL Participants

     

Where Is This Service?

  • This program is offered at two locations:
    • Calgary Immigrant Educational Society. 1723 – 40th Street Southeast, Calgary, AB. T2A 7Y3. For more information, call 403-235-3666.
    • The Welcome Centre for New Immigrants. 3820 – 32nd Street Northeast. Calgary, AB. T1Y 7L9. For more information, call 403-291-0002.

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