Managing Your Money During Challenging Times: A Guide for Seniors

November 29, 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, EAPO is collaborating with Credit Canada, Canada’s first and longest-standing credit counselling agency, to host this webinar for seniors or those planning for their future retirement.

The presentation will cover the following areas:

  • Managing your money in the retirement years – If and when, is it a good idea to take pensions after your 65
  • Dealing with debt in retirement – One-third of retirees have some form of debt, learn how to manage debt
  • Preparing for the unexpected in retirement
  • Financial abuse – How older adults are taken advantage of financially and what you can do to prevent it

Webinar provided with an ASL Interpreter

Speakers

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Richard Haggins

Senior Education Facilitator, Credit Canada Debt Solutions

Richard Haggins is the Senior Education Facilitator with Credit Canada Debt Solutions, a not-for-profit credit counselling service serving individuals and families experiencing personal financial difficulties since 1966.

Richard has worked in the credit counselling industry since 2006, and has been working in the area of credit and debt education since 2007.  As a workshop facilitator, he has presented hundreds of workshops to a wide variety of organizations, including businesses, governmental organizations, labour unions, and not-for-profit organizations serving the general public.  Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, he has overseen the transition of Credit Canada’s educational efforts from in-person to virtual, and he is the main author of the educational materials used in webinars, which are intended to assist Canadian consumers in developing their own financial literacy.

Prior to entering the field of credit counselling, Richard held positions in the fields of accountancy and education.  He is a graduate of York University.

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