As we learned in our Financial Friday feature last week, our ideas and habits with money develop early in our lives. What did you learn from watching and listening to those around you? What was the best advice you ever received?… And what was the worst? I’ll go first. Worst:
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Ontario raises maximum allowable rent increase as rent freezes end. The province says it has set it’s rent increase guideline for 2022 at 1.2%. Learn more at: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/ontario-raises-maximum-allowable-rent-increase-as-rent-freezes-end If you are experiencing a rent increase and want to learn more about your rights as a tenant, visit https://stepstojustice.ca/questions/housing-law/how-much-can-my-rent-go/
Our ideas and habits with money develop early in our lives. This article piqued my interest and I found that I live with a lot of these fears. I asked my siblings and they do too! Are they helpful to how we use our money or harmful? Most likely, they
Each Friday we at the United Way share up-to-date and, we hope, relevant information to help with finances. In 2021, the 5 Financial Friday posts that were most viewed all related to COVID-related Government benefits: #1 – Parents can expect another payment of CCB Young Child Supplement: 1,835 views #2
As 2021, draws to a close, we want to take this moment to thank all of our donors and volunteers for being there for their community this past year (and beyond!). Your support has meant that vital life changing assistance can be directed to our most vulnerable. Thank you for
Our finances are closely linked to our health, including our mental health. When we are confident about our financial situation and have enough to cover our basic needs with extra at the end of the month, we may be able to feel secure and plan for the future. The opposite
Holiday gift shopping should be a fun experience, but for many, especially for those who are tight on funds, the whole experience can become extremely stressful. With this in mind, we have put together a list of ideas that can help you stay within your financial limits, minimize the stress
Can you help us “raise the roof” on the Saugeen First Nation Food Bank? We would appreciate your support.
Thank you to all of our amazing donors who supported Saugeen First Nation during their Covid outbreak in the summer. The funds raised were used to provide food bank supplies and food, sanitation supplies, children’s programming and resources, clothing and more. Thank you for responding to their needs and for
Looking for an end of year gift for that special educator? We are proud to announce our Teacher Thank You Campaign. You can participate by donating $20 to sponsor each fully stocked backpack in honour of your special educator. To make a secure online donation, simply visit Canada Helps at
#FinancialFridays: If you lost your job because you weren’t vaccinated, you might not be eligible for IE. Here’s what you should know.
Some workers may have lost their jobs due to not being vaccinated. If you are in this situation, you may not be eligible for Employment Insurance. These resource can provide some information for you. If you are not eligible for EI, you can apply for Ontario Works, a monthly income