Money Mondays Series

Stephanie Holmes-Winton

As part of the NEW annual financial wellness education plan made available to members by the IBEW 37 Training Trust and Health, Wellness, and Benefits Committee, there will be short, monthly webinars on various financial wellness topics and will take place via Microsoft Teams. If you’re looking for the recordings for the past Money Monday sessions you can find them here. The Money Mondays recording page is password protected. Please contact ttf@ibew37.com for the password.

Money Mondays #6: Managing Major Purchases

Everything from your next car, to doing a renovation or considering buying a cottage are pretty major purchases that can come with rewards and consequences. In May’s edition of Money Monday, we’ll talk about how to balance saving and borrowing for major purchases. Learn effective techniques to set goals around the big-ticket items in your future. To find out more, join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for Money Monday on May 17, 2021 at 10:00am. This 30-minute session will provide you with some practical information and tips to make the best decisions possible. We encourage you to send your questions ahead to get the most from the session – live questions will also be answered. Questions can be submitted upon registration or by emailing ttf@ibew37.com

Money Mondays #6: Managing Major Purchases
May 17, 2021
10:00-10:30AM

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Money Mondays #7: Managing Summer Spending

Summer is coming, which means you could be about to spend on plants, lawn care equipment, or perhaps you’re planning to totally reinvent your outdoor space. Maybe you’re considering a local vacation to a lovely cottage on the coast or wondering how much is too much for kids’ activity camps in the coming weeks? In June’s edition of Money Monday, we’ll talk about how to think about and plan your spending for this summer. Learn practical strategies to get the most out of your summer without sabotaging your financial health. To find out more, join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for Money Monday on June 21, 2021 at 10:00am. This 30-minute session will provide you with some practical information and tips to manage summer spending. We encourage you to send your questions ahead to get the most from the session – live questions will also be answered. Questions can be submitted upon registration or by emailing ttf@ibew37.com.

Money Mondays #7: Managing Summer Spending 
June 21, 2021
10:00-10:30am


Money Mondays #8: Teaching Kids about Money

One of the most valuable skills your children will need in the future is money management. While the school system is making progress and attempting to include personal finance in k-12 education, it’s a long way from producing kids who know how credit cards work before getting one.  It can be particularly challenging to know how far to go when teaching your kids about how money works. In July’s edition of Money Monday, we’ll talk about opportunities to teach your children about money and how to balance what types of family financial information kids should or shouldn’t be exposed to. Learn practical strategies to help your kids be ready to manage their own money in the real world before they are out on their own. To find out more, join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for Money Monday on July 19, 2021 at 10:00am. This 30-minute session will provide you with some concepts to help your kids start learning about money at almost any age. We encourage you to have your children over the age of 10 join us and send your questions ahead to get the most from the session – live questions will also be answered. Questions can be submitted upon registration or by emailing ttf@ibew37.com.

Money Monday’s #8: Teaching Kids about Money
July 19, 2021
10:00-10:30am


Money Mondays #9: Post-secondary education costs

Do you have children who one day plan to attend a post-secondary program, or are they already there? It can be particularly challenging if you need to fund saving for university and saving for retirement simultaneously. In August’s edition of Money Monday, we’ll talk about simple and easy ways to save for your children’s future education, as well as how to help them make the most of those resources when they are using those funds. Learn practical strategies to help your children afford the education that lines up with their future goals while minimizing student debt. To find out more, join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for Money Monday on August 16, 2021, at 10:00 am. This 30-minute session will provide you with some concepts to keep affording education from causing financial harm. We encourage you to have your university-age children join us and send your questions ahead to get the most from the session – live questions will also be answered. Questions can be submitted upon registration or by emailing ttf@ibew37.com. 

Money Monday #9: Post-secondary education costs
August 16, 2021
10:00-10:30am


Money Mondays #10: Group Benefits

Making the most of your group benefits now and knowing what to expect from them when you retire is vital. Don’t miss out on making the most of your group benefits plan. In September’s edition of Money Monday, we’ll talk about how group benefits plans work and what happens to group benefits when you retire. To find out more, join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for Money Monday on September 20, 2021, at 10:00 am. This session will provide you with some context around your group benefits. Please send your questions ahead to get the most from the session- live questions will also be answered. Questions can be submitted upon registration or by emailing ttf@ibew37.

Money Monday’s #10: Group Benefits
September 20, 2021
10:00am start


Money Mondays #11: RRSPs vs. TFSA

Which is better, an RRSP or a TFSA? In October’s edition of Money Monday, we’ll talk about how these two fundamental types of registered accounts work for you today and how each will impact you differently in retirement. Learn practical strategies to maximize the features of both RRSPs and TFSAs now and in the future. To find out more, join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for Money Monday on October 18, 2021 at 10:00 am. This 30-minute session will provide you with the critical information you need to make the most of both of these registered accounts. We encourage you to send your questions ahead to get the most from the session live questions will also be answered. Questions can be submitted upon registration or by emailing ttf@ibew37.

Money Monday’s #11: RRSPs vs TFSA
October 18, 2021

10:00-10:30am


Money Mondays #12: Setting Retirement Goals

How do you know how much retirement income you’ll need? In November’s edition of Money Monday, we’ll talk about how to figure out how much income you’ll need in retirement and how to use the tools and information you have to compare your income goal to your income sources.  Learn practical strategies to maximize your retirement income. To find out more, join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for Money Monday on November 22, 2021 at 10:00am. This 30-minute session will provide you with crucial information that will help you that ensure you’ll know when you’re ready to retire. We encourage you to send your questions ahead to get the most from the session -live questions will also be answered. Questions can be submitted upon registration or by emailing ttf@ibew37.

Money Monday’s #12: Setting Retirement Income Goals
November 22, 2021
10:00-10:30am


Looking for the recordings from our past Money Monday sessions? You can find them here.
The Money Mondays recording page is password protected. Please contact ttf@ibew37.com for the password.