Financial Literacy

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What is Financial Literacy? 

 It is the knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial decisions at every life stage.

These sessions are designed to help you improve your financial knowledge, skills and confidence.  You will also learn about tools that are available to help you.

All of these session are FREE and take place in the  Technology Learning Centre from 6:00 to 7:00 pm  (Family Place, 494 Bay Avenue, Parksville).  Space is limited, please REGISTER.

Hosted by Oceanside Building Learning Together and delivered by Chartered Professional Accountants from our community.

Saving Strategies: Easy Concept, Difficult Reality

Thursday, February 18, 2016 (6 pm) – Shannon Scott, CPA

There’s no money left at the end of the month, so how are you supposed to save?  With the right mind-set you can develop saving strategies and gain control over your money and achieve your financial goals. Find out how by signing up for this free information session.

How to Teach Your Kids About Money

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 (6 pm) – Leanne Souchuck, CPA

Would you like to have a better understanding of the challenges involved in raising money-smart kids?  Attend this session and obtain information and tips to raise kids who are financially independent and responsible.

Ten Healthy Habits of Financial Management

CANCELLED  Tuesday, April 5, 2016 – Stana Pazicka, CPA

Get ready to examine ten healthy financial habits that will improve the way you manage your finances. Sign up for this free information session – can you afford to miss it?

Are you a Good Financial Role Model

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (6 pm) – Randi Myhres, CPA

Are you setting the right financial example for your children? The youth survey conducted by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada showed that young adults are influenced by their parents’ financial habits. Start off their financial management on the right foot and sign up for this free session today to learn how to be a better financial role model.

Estate Planning

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (6 pm) – Kelly Olson, CPA

Take some time now to understand the what and why of estate planning.  Learn how to create a plan to distribute assets, during life or upon death.


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These sessions have been developed by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and are facilitated by volunteer Chartered Professional Accountants.