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25 September 2019
Author: Wendy Abbott-Serroul
Understanding finances and developing good money habits can be a daunting task for many young people. The good news is that with proper guidance and a solid support system, youth can take charge of their financial situation and develop a sound foundation to carry them through adulthood.
26 June 2018
Author: Trisha Islam
From May 7 to 9, the 2018 ABLE Financial Empowerment Conference was held in Richmond, British Columbia hosted by the ABLE Financial Empowerment Steering Committee with support from Family Services of Greater Vancouver and Prosper Canada.
14 September 2017
Author: Tara Popovic
When it comes to financial education, there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution. Financial education content and delivery work best when adapted to participant needs. 
28 October 2016
Author: Maya Ramchandani
In a previous blog post I reflected on some of the financial difficulties faced by young people from care. I also talked about the importance of financially empowering youth from care, given that we’re required to be completely financially independent after 18 years of age.
30 September 2016
Author: Maya Ramchandani
I grew up in foster care. That’s why when I learned my colleagues at Prosper Canada were working with the Children’s Aid Foundation on an online financial literacy course tailored to young people in and from foster care I was interested.
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