top-left

Al Morin, President and CEO

Exiting ACU, Entering the Blogosphere

Time is an interesting thing. When I joined ACU in 1980, I saw my whole career ahead of me. Assiniboine was where I wanted to be and together, ACU and I have weathered a lot of change. I remember when I bought ACU’s first computers – two of them – one for me and one […]

Continue Reading
Fruit Share

Fruit Share: Sharing the Backyard Bounty

For Getty Stewart, getting fresh fruit doesn’t necessarily mean a trip to the store. “I was raised in Germany where my family had its own orchard,” says Stewart, a Home Economist. “Then we moved to a farm in Southwest Manitoba where we grew our own food, foraged, and picked fruit. We never let any of […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
TFSA

TFSA Basics

A Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a great tool for saving, whether you’re saving for a rainy day, home repairs, or retirement. Because you can withdraw the money tax-free whenever you need it, TFSAs are also a good choice for an emergency savings fund. If you do withdraw money from your TFSA, you won’t lose […]

Continue Reading
Protecting your Legacy

3 Steps to Estate Planning

In its simplest form, estate planning is the structuring of your legal and financial affairs so you can provide for your family after your death. Whether it involves passing along a business to the next generation, leaving a lasting gift to a favorite charity, or something completely different, planning ahead makes it easier for your […]

Continue Reading

6th Floor, 200 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1A8

204.958.8588