Thinking about funding your kids’ education can seem overwhelming.With education costs rising at over twice the rate of inflation over the last 20 years, developing a strategy and initiating it when your kids are young, becomes critical when tackling the high price tag attached to post-secondary education. Here are five tips to help you get ahead...
I have the privilege of working as the recruitment coordinator with the PRIYD Program at Family Services of Greater Vancouver. That means I get to meet and offer employment to students and recent graduates from programs such as psychology, sociology, social work and family studies. The great thing about these degrees is that there is...Read more
November is Financial Literacy Month, and while education costs continue to soar at more than twice the inflation rate, many families continue to leave millions annually in free RESP grant money on the table. Participation rates for eligible BC families remain at 38% for the Canada Learning Bond (CLB) and 54% for the Canada Education Savings...Read more
As a 22 year old transgendered female with mental challenges and a history of incarceration, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to successfully find income, 3 square meals, and a warm, dry, safe place to stay for the night. These were the objectives and challenges facing me during my recent experience in the...Read more