Money Matters Finance Series

Whether you think that loving it is the root of all evil, or that it makes the world go around, money (and financial literacy) is an important part of today’s society. This three part series will help you understand the basic principles of personal finance, and how it affects your life.

Part One: The Introduction (February 16)
In this session, we introduce several financial concepts that lay the foundations of the series. They include:

  • The Four Pillar Approach to Personal finance
  • Money, Income and Wealth
  • Spending and Budgeting
  • Compound Interest and Borrowing
  • 50 Shades of Debt


Part Two: Keeping Money – Taxes & Basic Investments (March 16)
One of our four pillars is keeping your money. This session introduces us to the tax system (most specifically income tax) and some basic investments.  Topics Include:

  • Taxation in Canada
  • Progressive Income Taxes
  • RRSPs and TFSAs
  • Some Basic financial Investments


Part Three: Keeping More Money (April 20)
This part goes further into detail on investments. We continue our discussion from the previous lesson and discuss the following:

  • More Stocks & Bonds
  • Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds
  • Levered Investments
  • Real Estate
  • Other Investment Types


Email to sign up for one, two, or all three of these sessions. If you’ve missed a session, email Jeanette at to receive the notes and recording. This program is being offered both in-person and on Zoom – please let us know your preference when you sign up.

Proof of vaccination is required to attend this program. Please ensure you have a digital or print copy of your Vaccine Card and a piece of government-issued photo ID. Click here to view the provincial proof of vaccination requirements.

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Feb 16 2022


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Whistler Public Library
Whistler Public Library, Main Street, Whistler, BC, Canada
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The Whistler Public Library is grateful to be on the shared, unceded territory of the Lil’wat People, known in their language as L̓il̓wat7úl, and the Squamish People, known in their language as Sḵwx̱wú7mesh. We respect and commit to a deep consideration of their history, culture, stewardship and voice.

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