Saving on a low income: Programs and strategies
Author: Prosper Canada
Topic: Asset building and saving, Financial literacy
Publisher: Prosper Canada
Location: Canada
Format: Webinar
Content Type: Prosper Canada Webinars
Publication Date: December 6, 2018

This is a one-hour webinar on matched savings programs and personal savings strategies that work for people living on low incomes. Our panelists share experiences from their programs in Ontario and Calgary. The presenters in this webinar are:

  • Dean Estrella, Momentum, Calgary, AB
  • John Cockburn, Credit Counselling Sudbury, ON

This webinar is geared towards frontline practitioners and organizations providing financial empowerment programs.

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Presentation slides for this webinar

Handouts for this webinar:
Brief: Matched Savings programs – webinar handout (Momentum)
Matched Savings programs chart – webinar handout (Momentum)
Budget Tracker – webinar handout (Credit Counselling Sudbury)
Monthly Budget – webinar handout (Credit Counselling Sudbury)

Time-stamps for the video-recording:
3:26 – Agenda and introduction
6:17 – Audience polls
9:41 – Reasons to save (Speaker: Glenna Harris)
12:08 – Effectiveness of Matched Savings (Speaker: Dean Estrella from Momentum)
32:10 – Savings strategies for clients on low incomes (Speaker: John Cockburn from Credit Counselling Sudbury)
47:50 – Q&A

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