• Youth Needed for New Podcast Series Youth participants needed for financial services podcast To help grow the financial knowledge of younger Manitobans, the MoneySmart Manitoba be producing it’s *second* official podcast, highlighting the financial issues and challenges facing younger people today. MoneySmart is now recruiting a panel consisting of Manitoba residents, between the ages of 18-34, who are open to participating […] Posted in: Family Matters, Home Ownership, Insurance, Investing1 min read
  • How do you like my new (previously owned) table? It is a sunny Saturday morning and I am sitting at the kitchen table at my cottage. What struck me on my morning’s bike ride around Winnipeg Beach was the number of garage sales that I came across and the number of people out and about shopping for a bargain. We all know that Manitobans […] Posted in: Family Matters, Investing4 min read
  • Meme Stock and Cryptocurrency Investing: Too Much Fun?   “I think all the SHILLS and FOMO got to me – I’m all in at this point! Just going to ignore the FUD and HODL! DIAMOND HANDS, baby! Let’s hope this thing MOONS!”*** If you have no idea what that means and you’re rushing to Google Translate to understand – don’t worry, I’m just […] Posted in: Investing5 min read
  • Four steps to take before jumping into crypto investments 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, consider the following before jumping in: 1) Understand your risk tolerance Crypto assets are high-risk […] Posted in: Guest Blog, Investing4 min read
  • Be the Change – Let’s Talk About Fraud I remember when my dad’s bike was stolen as a kid – from our garage. We were all shaken after the event, and couldn’t believe how close the thief got to us. After the bike was stolen, my dad did a few things to combat the situation – he told our neighbours so others were […] Posted in: Fraud, Guest Blog4 min read
  • Podcast Producer Moira Donovan Helps Shine a Light on Investment Fraud Investment fraud is frequently in the news, but for me, the true impact only fully sunk in when producing Money Smart Manitoba’s Time to Call Out Fraud Podcast. Hearing from victims and experts first hand helped me see how being targeted by fraud affects people’s lives: it causes people to feel shame, weakens their sense […] Posted in: Fraud, Guest Blog, Investing4 min read

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