The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Mount Allison University to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop you will be able to make more informed decisions about purchases, be able to create a budget that includes savings and can help reduce your financial stress and know how to apply the magic of compound interest to increase your savings. The goal of this workshop is to help you develop a healthy attitude towards money. You will learn how to take control of your money by setting goals and budgeting as well as to emphasize paying yourself first to meet those goals. You will learn about a simple budgeting process and how to distinguish between needs and wants. This module will help you develop a plan for a healthy financial future by making saving an integral part of your life.
In addition, you will have a better idea as to the transformation that is occurring in the workplace and the skills you will need to succeed in your career. Times are changing and the global pandemic has accelerated workplace transformation. This workshop will provide you with tools to help you research how things are changing in the sector you are looking to work in and start your thinking towards how you can make that sector to enable you to be in high demand in the workforce.