Lead projects—Finances & Funding

27Sep202112:00
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14:00
 Boost your Credit Score

This webinar will review the importance of credit scores and ways to boost them. You will learn how to obtain free credit reports and how improving your credit score can potentially save you hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
29Sep202112:00
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14:00
 Introduction to Investing

Do TFSAs, RRSPs, GICs, and ETFs sound like a foreign language? Do you equate investing in the stock market to a game of chance? Join us for this insightful webinar brought to you by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada and learn how better managing your finances today can lead to a more prosperous future.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
4Oct202112:00
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14:00
 Income Taxes

Would you like to better understand tax slips and learn how to file your income taxes? Then this webinar is for you. We will first start with a brief overview of the Canadian tax system covering topics such as: types of different taxes, tax brackets, and how different income gets taxed.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
6Oct202112:00
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14:00
 All About Pensions

Here you are in grad school, not even having started a “real job” yet and along comes a webinar talking about pensions. Isn’t this something for “old people” to worry about? Turns out that the average Canadian is woefully underprepared for their retirement, not having saved nearly enough.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
7Oct202115:30
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17:00
 Decentralization, Trust, and Ethics

When most people hear the word “blockchain” they invariably think of Cryptocurrencies. While the latter couldn’t exist without the former, blockchain technology has many more applications beyond being the backbone of Bitcoin.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Discovery
18Oct202112:00
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14:00
 Investing and Taxation

Under what circumstances does an RRSP or a TFSA contribution make more sense? What are some of the most tax-efficient investments available? How is the RRSP tax refund calculated?

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
20Oct202112:00
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14:00
 Prospectus and Fund Facts

Do you want to invest in a mutual fund or an ETF but are unsure how to make sense of all of the documentation provided? What is the key information you should focus on in a Prospectus and Facts Sheet? This advanced webinar will answer these questions and more.

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Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
25Oct202112:00
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14:00
 Portfolio Balancing

Debating whether mutual funds, robo-advisors, or ETFs are best for you? What is the optimal portfolio balance given your age and risk tolerance? Should you invest only in Canadian securities or be globally diversified, and if so, what should be your percentage allocation to each?

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
27Oct202112:00
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14:00
 Advisors and Financial Planning

We will go over the questions to ask and the steps to take when selecting a good financial advisor. We will review how to set up a financial plan (Investment Policy Statement, "Know your Client" form).

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
1Nov202112:00
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14:00
 Children and your Money

You have probably heard that raising a child from birth to adulthood can cost a few hundred thousand dollars. Given the rising cost of education, what are some places where you can cut back without depriving yourself or your children? What is the difference between individual, family, and group RESPs?

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
3Nov202112:00
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14:00
 Insurance and your Estate

Term, whole-life, universal… which type of insurance is most appropriate for you? If you are already insured, do you have sufficient coverage? Why is it important to create a will? This webinar will address the various pros and cons of each sub-type of life insurance and review the basics of inheritance law in Québec.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
8Nov202112:00
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14:00
 Introduction to Cryptocurrencies

The last few years have seen phenomenal gains for many cryptocurrencies before going through a significant crash in late 2017 out of which they have yet to recover from. Does this mean that now is the time you should invest in some of them for the next large move up?

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
9Nov202112:00
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13:30
 Decentralization, Trust, and Ethics

When most people hear the word “blockchain” they invariably think of Cryptocurrencies. While the latter couldn’t exist without the former, blockchain technology has many more applications beyond being the backbone of Bitcoin.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Discovery
15Nov202112:00
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14:00
 Housing I

Do you wonder whether it makes more financial sense to rent or buy? Wondering what the true costs of home ownership are? This webinar will show you how to calculate how much house you can truly afford and whether you may be overpaying or getting a great deal.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services
17Nov202112:00
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14:00
 Housing II

Under what circumstances do you have to pay HST and LTT when purchasing a home? Learn about various fees that realtors rarely mention, the difference between FRM, ARM, and VRM, as well as the various designations real estate agents have.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services

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