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Virtual Workshops - Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

HELP! Managing Your Money on Campus

Below are some upcoming virtual workshops for the Help! Managing Your Money on Campus program. Please click on the registration links below to register.

Borrowing for Books

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the Nova Scotia Financial Aid Offices to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the Nova Scotia Financial Aid Offices to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop you will have a better understanding on various programs available to help you pay for your education, why it’s important to pay off credit cards in full monthly, how to improve your credit score and how to manage your debt so as to reduce your financial stress. From scholarships, grants and bursaries to loans and earned income, there are many ways to acquire funds to pay for this investment in your future. However, you have to be careful; it’s easy to fall into the debt trap. This module will give you the confidence to pursue your goals by helping you understand good and bad debt and the implications of a bad credit rating. ​

08.18.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Atlantic Time
Register

Financial Matters Affecting International Students

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the Nova Scotia Financial Aid Offices to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students.... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the Nova Scotia Financial Aid Offices 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 have a better understanding of how setting goals can help lead to more financial security, different methods to budget and how savings needs to be a key component of a budget. You will also have a better understanding of Canada’s tax system and possible ways to invest more tax efficiently. Another aspect will be learning some great tips to help you with your spending which will enable you to build a more effective budget and let you take more control of your money.

09.14.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Atlantic Time
Register

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Queen’s University to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Queen’s 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.

09.20.21

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. EST
Register

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Thompson Rivers University to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Thompson Rivers 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.

09.28.21

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Register

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College 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.

09.29.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Buying Your First Home

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with MacEwan University to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with MacEwan 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 have a much better understanding of how much you can spend on a house, the multitude of government programs to assist you and the other service providers who can help you in this major purchase. Roughly 2/3 of Canadians own their own home. Buying a home will likely be the largest investment you make in your life and this workshop will help you better understand the steps to buying a house so you can approach this major life decision with confidence.

09.30.21

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. MST
Register

Investing Basics

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with OTFA to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with OTFA 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 have learned the foundational skills to allow you to invest with confidence such as understanding why it’s important to invest for your future to help outpace inflation, what basic investment asset classes exist and the various account options there are to investing. The goal of this workshop is to de-mystify investing and to also help you better understand the tax implications and benefits of various account options. Investing is not a get rich quick scheme, it’s a way of putting your money to work for you! This module is designed to arm you with the tools and knowledge to invest effectively and with confidence for your future.

10.06.21

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Understanding Personal Income Taxes

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College 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 have a better understanding of how to minimize taxes as a student by being aware of tax deductions/credits, tax efficient government programs and how different sources of investment income are taxed quite differently. You will learn how Canada’s progressive income tax system works as well as how taxes will impact your finances as you start your careers and start making more money. Taxes are a way of life but understanding how they work can lead to a great return on your investment (of time) and help you minimize the impact on your financial well being.

10.06.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Investing Basics

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College 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 have learned the foundational skills to allow you to invest with confidence such as understanding why it’s important to invest for your future to help outpace inflation, what basic investment asset classes exist and the various account options there are to investing. The goal of this workshop is to de-mystify investing and to also help you better understand the tax implications and benefits of various account options. Investing is not a get rich quick scheme, it’s a way of putting your money to work for you! This module is designed to arm you with the tools and knowledge to invest effectively and with confidence for your future.

10.13.21

6:00 - 7:30 EST
Register

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Mohawk College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Mohawk College 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.

10.19.21

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. EST
Register

Borrowing for Books

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop you will have a better understanding on various programs available to help you pay for your education, why it’s important to pay off credit cards in full monthly, how to improve your credit score and how to manage your debt so as to reduce your financial stress. From scholarships, grants and bursaries to loans and earned income, there are many ways to acquire funds to pay for this investment in your future. However, you have to be careful; it’s easy to fall into the debt trap. This module will give you the confidence to pursue your goals by helping you understand good and bad debt and the implications of a bad credit rating. ​

10.20.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Borrowing for Books

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Queen’s University to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Queen’s University to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop you will have a better understanding on various programs available to help you pay for your education, why it’s important to pay off credit cards in full monthly, how to improve your credit score and how to manage your debt so as to reduce your financial stress. From scholarships, grants and bursaries to loans and earned income, there are many ways to acquire funds to pay for this investment in your future. However, you have to be careful; it’s easy to fall into the debt trap. This module will give you the confidence to pursue your goals by helping you understand good and bad debt and the implications of a bad credit rating. ​

10.25.21

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. EST
Register

Investing Basics

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Thompson Rivers University to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Thompson Rivers 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 have learned the foundational skills to allow you to invest with confidence such as understanding why it’s important to invest for your future to help outpace inflation, what basic investment asset classes exist and the various account options there are to investing. The goal of this workshop is to de-mystify investing and to also help you better understand the tax implications and benefits of various account options. Investing is not a get rich quick scheme, it’s a way of putting your money to work for you! This module is designed to arm you with the tools and knowledge to invest effectively and with confidence for your future.

10.26.21

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Register

The Future of Work and Careers

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College 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 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.

11.03.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Borrowing for Books

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Mohawk College to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Mohawk College to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop you will have a better understanding on various programs available to help you pay for your education, why it’s important to pay off credit cards in full monthly, how to improve your credit score and how to manage your debt so as to reduce your financial stress. From scholarships, grants and bursaries to loans and earned income, there are many ways to acquire funds to pay for this investment in your future. However, you have to be careful; it’s easy to fall into the debt trap. This module will give you the confidence to pursue your goals by helping you understand good and bad debt and the implications of a bad credit rating. ​

11.10.21

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. EST
Register

Financial Matters Affecting International Students

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College 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 have a better understanding of how setting goals can help lead to more financial security, different methods to budget and how savings needs to be a key component of a budget. You will also have a better understanding of Canada’s tax system and possible ways to invest more tax efficiently. Another aspect will be learning some great tips to help you with your spending which will enable you to build a more effective budget and let you take more control of your money.

11.10.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT 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.

11.10.21

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Register

Buying Your First Home

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College 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 have a much better understanding of how much you can spend on a house, the multitude of government programs to assist you and the other service providers who can help you in this major purchase. Roughly 2/3 of Canadians own their own home. Buying a home will likely be the largest investment you make in your life and this workshop will help you better understand the steps to buying a house so you can approach this major life decision with confidence.

11.17.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Investing Basics

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT 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 have learned the foundational skills to allow you to invest with confidence such as understanding why it’s important to invest for your future to help outpace inflation, what basic investment asset classes exist and the various account options there are to investing. The goal of this workshop is to de-mystify investing and to also help you better understand the tax implications and benefits of various account options. Investing is not a get rich quick scheme, it’s a way of putting your money to work for you! This module is designed to arm you with the tools and knowledge to invest effectively and with confidence for your future.

11.17.21

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Register

Borrowing for Books

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop you will have a better understanding on various programs available to help you pay for your education, why it’s important to pay off credit cards in full monthly, how to improve your credit score and how to manage your debt so as to reduce your financial stress. From scholarships, grants and bursaries to loans and earned income, there are many ways to acquire funds to pay for this investment in your future. However, you have to be careful; it’s easy to fall into the debt trap. This module will give you the confidence to pursue your goals by helping you understand good and bad debt and the implications of a bad credit rating. ​

11.23.21

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Register

Financial Matters Affecting International Students

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Mohawk College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Mohawk College 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 have a better understanding of how setting goals can help lead to more financial security, different methods to budget and how savings needs to be a key component of a budget. You will also have a better understanding of Canada’s tax system and possible ways to invest more tax efficiently. Another aspect will be learning some great tips to help you with your spending which will enable you to build a more effective budget and let you take more control of your money.

11.24.21

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. EST
Register

Intermediate Investing

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with George Brown College 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 much more comfortable managing your investment risks, be able to analyze and understand the potential value of the common stock of a company you choose to invest in and also know about some alternative investment opportunities. There are a lot of layers and complexity to investing and this workshop will provide you the knowledge to invest for the long-term by applying techniques like dollar cost averaging and diversification to your portfolio. Also, you will learn the important metrics to research before investing in a company for the long-term as well as some additional ways to diversify and enhance your risk-adjusted returns.

11.24.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

Buying Your First Home

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with OTFA to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with OTFA 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 have a much better understanding of how much you can spend on a house, the multitude of government programs to assist you and the other service providers who can help you in this major purchase. Roughly 2/3 of Canadians own their own home. Buying a home will likely be the largest investment you make in your life and this workshop will help you better understand the steps to buying a house so you can approach this major life decision with confidence.

11.24.21

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. EST
Register

The Future of Work and Careers

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with BCIT 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 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.

11.30.21

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Register

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with CCRW Youth The Future to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with CCRW Youth The Future 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.

12.08.21

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. EST
Register

Past Events

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the University of Waterloo to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the University of Waterloo 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.

06.24.21

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (EDT)

Living a Financially Healthy Life

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with CCRW Youth The Future to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with CCRW Youth The Future 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.

06.23.21

9:00 -10:30 a.m. EDT

Intermediate Investing

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the University of Waterloo to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the University of Waterloo 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 much more comfortable managing your investment risks, be able to analyze and understand the potential value of the common stock of a company you choose to invest in and also know about some alternative investment opportunities. There are a lot of layers and complexity to investing and this workshop will provide you the knowledge to invest for the long-term by applying techniques like dollar cost averaging and diversification to your portfolio. Also, you will learn the important metrics to research before investing in a company for the long-term as well as some additional ways to diversify and enhance your risk-adjusted returns.

06.09.21

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. EDT

Investing Basics

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the University of Waterloo to offer a virtual workshop designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with the University of Waterloo 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 have learned the foundational skills to allow you to invest with confidence such as understanding why it’s important to invest for your future to help outpace inflation, what basic investment asset classes exist and the various account options there are to investing. The goal of this workshop is to de-mystify investing and to also help you better understand the tax implications and benefits of various account options. Investing is not a get rich quick scheme, it’s a way of putting your money to work for you! This module is designed to arm you with the tools and knowledge to invest effectively and with confidence for your future.

05.26.21

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. EST

Borrowing for Books

Help! Managing Your Money on Campus

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Algoma University to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out... Read More

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) has partnered with Algoma University to offer a series of virtual workshops, designed to help improve the financial education and capability of University and College students. Coming out of this workshop you will have a better understanding on various programs available to help you pay for your education, why it’s important to pay off credit cards in full monthly, how to improve your credit score and how to manage your debt so as to reduce your financial stress. From scholarships, grants and bursaries to loans and earned income, there are many ways to acquire funds to pay for this investment in your future. However, you have to be careful; it’s easy to fall into the debt trap. This module will give you the confidence to pursue your goals by helping you understand good and bad debt and the implications of a bad credit rating. ​

05.18.21

4:15 - 5:45 p.m. (EDT)
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