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Assiniboine Takes Part in World Elder Abuse Day (WEAAD)

WEAAD – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Research suggests that 4% to 10% of older Manitobans will experience some form of abuse in their later years. The most common type of abuse is financial abuse — the illegal or inappropriate use of a person’s money or property. Every year Assiniboine Credit Union participates in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a day […]

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Protect yourself against Fraud

Protect Yourself Against Investment Fraud

Did you know that 27% of Canadians believe that they have been approached with a possible investment scam at some point in their life? Or that over half of all investment fraud victims lost all the money they invested in the scam? Investment fraud is more common than you might think. And that’s why it’s […]

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The Sherbrook Street Festival — celebrating 10 years

Sherbrook Street Festival — Celebrating 10 Years West Broadway

On Saturday, September 6, Assiniboine’s West Broadway Branch participated in the biggest community event  in their area — The Sherbrook Street Festival. This annual festival — in its 10th year — celebrates the West Broadway community and all the people who live and work in the neighborhood. Celebrations were held on Sherbrook Street between Wolseley and Westminster Avenue, with tables set up along […]

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SEED, along with Assiniboine employees and Service Canada, hosted an RESP event to assist the families in setting up educational funds for their children.

RESP Day in Winnipeg’s North End

On May 8, Assiniboine Credit Union, SEED Winnipeg and Service Canada provided the first-ever onsite Registered Educations Savings Plan (RESP) Day to help families in Winnipeg’s North End plan for their children’s future. And the day was a great success! Building a Future The Government of Canada, along with SEED Winnipeg, partnered to promote the benefits of having RESPs and Canada […]

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Assiniboine Credit Union implementing efforts in detecting, preventing and reporting financial abuse of older adults.

Protecting Our Elders from Financial Abuse

In the winter of 2013, Assiniboine Credit Union joined the Focus on Financial Abuse Advisory Committee (FOFA), a group comprised of credit unions and partners committed to implementing efforts in detecting, preventing and reporting financial abuse of older adults. With credit unions accounting for 40% of the market share in the financial services industry in Manitoba, the goal […]

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Money Mentor

6 Steps to Become a Money Mentor for Your Kids

As a mother of five, my daily concerns are usually quite routine. Prepare lunches, get the kids ready for school, transportation, homework, chores, gymnastics,  supper, bath time, read a book, bed time and repeat… sound familiar? Talking to Our Kids About Money With “Talk with Our Kids About Money Day” coming up on April 16, I […]

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Help young Canadians learn about money

Talk With Our Kids About Money Day

On Wednesday, April 16 the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) is having their second annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day – a program for families, students and teachers to help young Canadians learn more about money and personal finances. Assiniboine Credit Union is teaming up with The Manitoba Securities Commission to promote Make it Count — a […]

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Recognizing Manitoba's Support forTyphoon Haiyan

Honouring Typhoon Haiyan Volunteers

On March 6, Jilliane Miranda, my co-worker, and I attended the Canadian Red Cross Volunteer Reception. The event, hosted by His Honour, Philip S. Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba and Her Honour, Anita K. Lee, was held to recognize the generosity and compassion of the Red Cross and the Manitoba community for those impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. The evening was truly awakening […]

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