Financial Literacy Workshops

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Work Nicer Coworking | Red Mile

1550 5 Street Southwest


Calgary, AB T2R 1K3


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Series of 8 in-person and online workshops covering savings, budgeting, investing, taxes, and much more!

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Learn how you can be empowered by your finances

We are hosting a series of financial literacy workshops that will provide a shame-free and inclusive space to talk about money. You will leave feeling financially empowered and have answers to all the questions you might have around finances.

The Workshops

These workshops are being offered through a pay-what-you-can model to make it accessible. They are suitable for university students and young professionals. We especially encourage women and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community to partake.

Workshops will happen on a weekly basis from 6-8 PM MST and will be held both in-person and online.

There will be a series of 8 workshops:

Workshop 1 - Spending (January 25)

  • Understand your money habits
  • Get control of your spending

Workshop 2 - Debt (February 1)

  • Methods for paying down debt
  • How to increase your credit score

Workshop 3 - Saving (February 8)

  • Methods to help you save
  • How to build an emergency fund

Workshop 4 - Investing (February 15)

  • Learn about TFSA, RRSP, etc.
  • When and how to start investing

Workshop 5 - Budgeting (February 22)

  • Tools
  • Strategies

Workshop 6 - Retirement (March 1)

  • How much you need
  • Options available to you

Workshop 7 - Taxes (March 8)

  • Reducing tax burden
  • How refunds, deductions and credits work

Workshop 8 - Financial planning (March 15)

  • Integration of goals
  • Create a roadmap for yourself

Registration or donation also provides you with a comprehensive workbook of exercises and resources.

Our Goal

Hosted by Rotary 21, Prosperous People Foundation, and Immigrant Services Calgary, all proceeds will be donated to the Centre for Newcomers in order to raise $20,000 to sponsor an Afghan woman to resettle in Canada. Learn more here: (

If you do not wish to attend the workshops, you can still donate by clicking on “Select a Time”.

The Presenter

The workshops are being facilitated by Katherine Martens, an accountant with multiple years of experience in various accounting roles and consulting work with small businesses. She is the Founder of the Prosperous People Foundation, a non-profit organization whose vision for the future is to have every woman and member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community be financially empowered.

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Work Nicer Coworking | Red Mile

1550 5 Street Southwest


Calgary, AB T2R 1K3


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