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Author Profile | Lorie-Anne Bretecher

Making the most of your child’s RESP

Making the most of your child’s RESP

Ask any child what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll likely hear a long list of possibilities that change day to day: veterinarian, teacher, doctor—even a tooth fairy! If you have a child, you want them to have every opportunity in life. Putting money away for their post-secondary education opens doors […]

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Stay Safe From Online Fraud: Top Tips on How to Protect Yourself & Your Accounts

Stay Safe From Online Fraud: Top Tips on How to Protect Yourself & Your Accounts

Email Offers Never reply to a spam email, even to unsubscribe Often, this just serves to “verify” your address to scammers. The best course of action is to delete any suspicious emails without opening them. Turn off the “viewing pane” Just viewing the email may send a verification notice to the sender that yours is […]

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month

We’ve all heard the stories of victims falling prey to all types of scams, from online fraud to fake lottery claims to identity theft. Victims of scams and fraud can be anyone, even you. Scammers target innocent people of all ages, backgrounds and locations. Sadly, people who fall victim to these scams lose thousands of dollars […]

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It doesn't have to be tax season to receive fraudulent requests that impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency.

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Canada Revenue Agency Scams

It doesn’t have to be tax season to receive fraudulent requests that impersonate the Canada Revenue Agency. Because the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has information on all Canadian taxpayers, fraudsters try to impersonate the CRA to trick you into revealing your personal and private information. In addition, fraudsters will impersonate CRA to falsely demand tax […]

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Nourishing Potential Campaign 2015 Jonathon Toews

Teaming Up For Healthy Food and Healthy Kids

Chicago Blackhawks captain and Winnipegger Jonathan Toews know the importance of eating right. The three-time Stanley Cup winner and two-time Olympic gold medalist credits his performance on and off the ice with a diet that focuses on fresh, whole foods. “In so many ways it changed my life to start focusing on eating healthier,” says […]

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You can make a difference by visiting any Assiniboine branch to make a donation to the Nepal Earthquake Fund

Nepal Earthquake Fund

The 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck near Kathmandu, Nepal, has caused widespread devastation and resulted in immediate humanitarian needs for people in the region. Relief workers are now in the area, but they need your support. You can make a difference by visiting any Assiniboine branch to make a donation to the Nepal Earthquake Fund. Every […]

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