Free Online Webinars
Become financially literate from the comfort of your own home
Money Mentors is committed to offering participants with multiple options for accessing our financial education courses. In addition to our online courses and financial fitness classes, we also offer webinars. We feel it is important that individuals learn to access financial education in a way that works with their learning style and schedule.
Our live one-hour financial literacy webinars offer users the option of learning the information from home, while still having the ability to ask the presenter questions at the end of the webinar. Users have flexibility in attending a webinar that meets their interests and fits with their schedule.
September 2018 Schedule
Break the Cycle: Spend Less & Save More
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MST
Spending money is something we all do, but did you know that by making a few changes to your spending habits, you can find money to save for your goals?
In this session, learn the top five financial goals needed in every plan, discover ten habits to help you save and explore places within your spending plan to decrease expenses to maximize those savings.
We’ll also provide options for where you can save your money – from RRSPs to TFSAs – as well as additional resources to increase your financial knowledge to get the most out of your money.
How to Financially Survive a Layoff
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM MST
The only certainty in life is uncertainty. Being without work can feel scary and stressful. However, having a financial plan in place before and after unemployment can help minimize the impact.
This course provides financial tips and resources for dealing with unemployment. Topics include: applying for employment insurance, budgeting, managing debt on a reduced income and dealing with creditors. Learn the tips and strategies needed to financially survive a layoff and move forward.
Fraud Detection & Prevention
Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
Have you ever been a victim of fraud? If not, you probably know someone who has. In this course you will learn what fraud is and how to protect yourself.
You will see how fraud affects individuals financially and emotionally. You will also explore some common types of fraud affecting Canadians, how to spot these frauds and what you can do to protect yourself.
With advances in technology, a growing social media presence and the Internet as a central part of our lives, fraudulent activities are increasing in number and complexity. Although fraud is a very in-depth and broad topic, this introductory course will provide you with a basic understanding of what fraud is and how to deal with it.
Credit Rating IQ
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM MST
Accessing credit can be simple, but understanding the credit rating system is more complex. Credit Rating IQ runs through how credit use is reported in Canada, all in plain language.