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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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Senior Scam March Fraud Prevention Month

Emergency or Grandparent Scam on the Rise

Winnipeg Police Service has seen a marked increase in the number of reports of the Emergency or Grandparent Scam. In a media news report released on March 12, 2014 they announced they are aware of 35 victims with estimated losses between $2500- $7000 per incident. What is the Emergency or Grandparent Scam? Typically, a grandparent or elderly person will receive […]

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Do Tenants Need Home Insurance?

This is a question we are often asked at Winnipeg Insurance Brokers Limited. The answer is always “Yes!” We’ve all seen stories in the media where an apartment or rental unit suffers damage from a fire or similar disaster. The people who rent often do not carry insurance coverage for their belongings. Thankfully the caring […]

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Have you fallen victim to ‘Faltering February’s’ curse?

4 Tips to Reach Your Goals This Year

Ah, February, that time of year when most people’s New Year’s resolve begins to waver. In January, many people assess the past year and set ambitious life improvement plans and goals for the year to come. Of course we set these goals with the greatest of intentions, however by February many of us fall back […]

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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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