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#FinancialFridays: The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) will expire October 23rd and will be replaced by the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit.

The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) will expire on October 23rd and will be replaced by a new targeted benefit known as the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit that will run until May 7, 2022 (retroactive to October 24, 2021).The “Lockdown Benefit” will be for those whose work is directly impacted by

#FinancialFridays: A recent survey reveals that mental health and financial worries are deeply connected. Learn more here.

For many people, their mental health can be deeply impacted by financial concerns. A recent article by the Financial Post explores the connection of mental health challenges to income, housing and employment insecurity which for many has been made worse by the effects of the pandemic. A survey by Credit

#FinancialFridays: New Rules for Unemployment Insurance

There are new pandemic-related changes coming to the Employment Insurance system that took effect Sunday, September 26. This is a list of a few changes. To see all criteria, visit Service Canada at  https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei.html. Eligibility In the last year, EI applicants received a one-time top-up of hours to help them qualify.

#FinancialFridays: Growing up and finances – what messages about money have you learned in your life?

Where did you learn about money and finances? We learn about money and how to use it from our earliest age. There are messages about money all around us. From watching those closest to us and how they use money to commercials that are streamed into our minds through tv,

#FinancialFridays: Are you a senior on a fixed income? This post is for you!

If you’re 60 years or older and you’re living on a fixed income, this video provides valuable information on Federal financial support through the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS). Please note that the eligibility criteria for the 2020 tax year has changed since the preparation of this video. Please see cut-off

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