26 Oct

Overcoming your behavioural biases when investing

Investing is rife with choices, and sometimes to avoid the uncomfortable feeling of being overwhelmed, we choose the path of least resistance or go with our gut feeling; we rely on biases or mental shortcuts to guide our decision-making. Further,...

29 Sep

Steps to take before getting an investment app

Investing today has never been more accessible. With the advent of electronic trading platforms in 1992, the proliferation of internet accessibility in the mid-to-late 90s and the growing adoption of mobile devices in the early 2000s, investors now have access...

25 Aug

Police warn of new mass-marketing extortion scam

Extortion scams have become more popular in the advent of the digital age, but Calgary Police are warning of a particularly new and frightening scam that’s targeted local citizens.

In a social media post in August, the Calgary Police describe a...

27 Jul

Investing during uncertain times

For the past few decades, the Canadian economy has experienced exceptionally low inflation rates ranging from one to three per cent. Unfortunately, Canadians today are challenged with a 30-year high inflation rate of 6.8 per cent, with expectations that it...

28 Jun

Avoiding fraud in the digital age

Many feel immune to fraud, even after hearing the experiences of those online and in our lives. The reality is that the number one crime experienced by older adults is fraud.

Canadians lost $380 million overall in 2021, a scarier...

2 Jun

Enhancing your financial protection as you age

For those that invest with a financial institution or firm, you now have the ability to provide your registered advisor with a contact person that you trust. This person can play an important role in protecting your financial assets in...

26 Apr

How to create and maintain an emergency fund

Emergency funds are one of the most important accounts you should have to establish long-term financial security. Also known as a slush or rainy day fund, an emergency fund is a dedicated account for life’s unexpected costs and emergencies. As...

28 Mar

What to know before you crypto

The increasing popularity of crypto assets and the ongoing media coverage of coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum have piqued the interest of many new and experienced investors alike. Whether you’re interested in investing in crypto assets or simply learning more,...

22 Feb
Current Events | Money

Tax time at Kerby Centre

It is tax time at Kerby Centre: each year our Tax Volunteers help seniors aged 55+ or AISH recipients prepare their taxes.

We do this for seniors who have a low annual income. Last year our volunteers completed 3838 tax returns...