Public Pensions and Our Canadian Economy

June 11, 2014 | Charlene

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For many of us, pensions and retirement are often difficult ideas to grasp let alone plan. Also troubling, is the fact that retirement security may not be feasible for the generations to come. Stir in the mix government cutbacks, balanced budgets and public pensions and then you begin to see...

Boomers and Beyond: Programs for retirement planning

May 28, 2014 | Ashley

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Did you know that June is Senior's month? To celebrate the library has a wide assortment of great programs, workshops, computer classes and of course books for Seniors. Now, you may be thinking about retirement even if you aren't a Senior and that is great, the earlier you start planning...

Keep your New Year's Resolution and Rock your Finances this 2014! You could win a free book!

January 22, 2014 | Ashley

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Here we are again, it is the beginning of the year and I'm sure we are all filled with resolutions. One of the most common ones is to manage our money better, especially after spending over the holidays. New Year's resolutions seem to go by the wayside quite shortly after...

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Are you a good financial role model?

November 13, 2013 | Ashley

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Did you know that November is officially Financial Literacy Month in Canada? You may not know because it is a fairly new initiative, this is Canada's 3rd annual Financial Literacy Month. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Financial Literacy Action Group (FLAG) (which is 7 non profit...

Mark your calendars. This October is full of awesome programs at North York Central Library!

September 30, 2013 | Ashley

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Craig Asano from the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Filmmaker and Successful Crowdfunding user James Cooper This fall we've already had some great small business programs so far. October is officially Small Business month, but we've already had 3 small business programs here at North York Central Library this past...

Download Online Business eMagazines with Zinio

July 10, 2013 | Ashley

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The library now offers magazines which you can download and actually keep until you decide to delete them, without ever having to worry about returning them. The new service is called Zinio and it gives you access to the most current issue of 300+ popular magazines including; The Economist, Hello!,...

Boomers & Beyond Series - Estate Planning: Maximize Your Estate

June 14, 2013 | Ashley

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Join us next Thursday, June 20, from 2:00 - 4:00pm as the Business Department hosts our final Boomers and Beyond Series program this year Estate Planning: Maximize Your Estate. Garry R. Duncan, FCPA, FCA, CFP and author of "When I Die: Financial Planning for Life and Death," will explore issues...

How to Network Your Way into a New Career after Graduation

May 15, 2013 | Ashley

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If you are a student or recent graduate, you probably know how tough it is to find your dream job. Most students don't even end up working in the field that they studied, although really most are looking for meaningful work related to their education - hard to find. In...

National Day of Mourning - Remembering lives lost or injured in the workplace

April 27, 2013 | Ashley

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In 1991, the federal government officially started recognizing April 28 as the National Day of Mourning after passing a Mourning Day Act on February 1, 1991. This important day commemorates workers who have been killed or injured in the workplace as well as reminding us all to be committed to...

Reveal the 8 Universal Truths about Your Money

March 19, 2013 | Ashley

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Even though Money Matters Month is technically over here at North York Library we still have one more personal finance program to offer you 8 Universal Truths about Your Money: The Basics of Financial Planning Tom Hamza, President of the non-profit Investor Education Fund (IEF) will discuss eight Universal Money...