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GPWL947 - Budgeting and Expense Planning

This workshop primarily focuses on how to create and maintain a reasonable budget given your income level. It covers the main pitfalls of improper budgeting and will show you ways to stay on track. Learn how to effectively monitor and cut costs, determine your spending patterns, and automate your savings. This workshop is brought to you by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) to learn how small changes in your daily spending can lead to major savings.

Note: This workshop is also relevant for international students & newcomers to Canada, as it covers many of the basics about the different types of bank accounts available to you.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn how to create a budget, save money, and identify spending patterns.
2. Identify myths about building wealth and remaining wealthy.
3. Familiarize yourself with free online resources provided by the government of Canada and others that can be used to make better
financial decisions.

Students attending the Budgeting & Expense Planning, Managing Your Debt, Credit Scores & Identity Theft, and Introduction to Investing sessions in full will receive an official FCAC workshop participation certificate.

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Alex Gavrila.

Alex is pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience and is interested in risk taking, behavioural economics, as well as financial, scientific, and social policy reform. He is a Director at the Science & Policy Exchange and the Montreal Chapter Coordinator for the Institute of New Economic Thinking's Young Scholars' Initiative.


Section 1
September 30, 2021, 11:00 - 13:00, Thu

Disclaimer: Available spots is an estimation.
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