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considering a new business or expanding an existing one?

Financing your Business

Considering starting a new business or expanding an existing one? The Assiniboine Credit Union Business Financial Centre (BFC) is here to help. Here are a few options to consider when deciding how to finance the endeavor. Here are a few options that are available: The Manitoba Business Start Program, available through the BFC, provides government-guaranteed […]

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Is socially responsible investing part of your investment strategy?

Is socially responsible investing part of your investment strategy?

As a values-based financial co-operative, we not only do business in ways that are financially sound and socially responsible, we give our members the opportunity to invest in companies that share those values. It’s called socially responsible investing (SRI) and it’s a strategy that considers both financial returns and social good. SRI avoids businesses involved […]

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Does equity make financial sense?

Get a Loan or Add to My Mortgage?

Imagine you have been looking for a boat, motorcycle, RV, ATV, or some other large purchase and suddenly found the perfect one. And look, it’s on sale for a “limited time.” Does this sound familiar? You don’t have enough cash, but you just can’t pass up this deal so you decide to borrow the money. But […]

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SRI Investment Performance

Investors Satisfied with Socially Responsible Investment Performance

A national survey conducted by Ipsos Reid yielded some interesting results regarding Canadians investing in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) products. It reveals that the vast majority of people who have chosen SRI products are satisfied with their investments. The survey also shows that 54 percent of investors who discuss SRI investments with their advisor bring […]

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Don’t Stress your Debt

Tips to Help You Manage Debt Stress

In 2011, Canadian household debt was 2.5 times higher than it was in 1989. This has many Canadians worried about the impact this is having on them now, or will have on them when interest rates go up. Here are some warning signs to watch for. Are you: feeling stressed or worried about your debt […]

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