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Elders Assistance Pilot Program

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) is launching Elders Assistance Pilot Program to help low-income Elders buy health-related necessities. Eligibility is based on Elders that currently access Old Age Security (OAS) and the Guaranteed Income...

Grandparent Giving

Financial help that can make a differenceRaising children now is much different than times in the past. Many families require two incomes along with an income suite just to get by. Real estate prices...

Planned Giving

“Planned giving” is a phrase that charities use often and donors almost never say! In a nutshell, it means you create a charitable gift now that goes to the organization you love in the...

The Gift of Giving

Why Give? There are many reasons.Yours are unique to you.Some people view it as an opportunity to give back in return for a good life. To thank a community that helped them succeed.Others give...

4 Ways to Invest in Your Grandchildren’s Future

The bond between grandparents and grandchildren is special. You get to share your wisdom and stories with eager listeners and occasionally, you get to treat them to ice cream before dinner.If you’re able, you...

Bridging the Generation Gap

“OK, boomer.”I suppose that I shouldn’t have been surprised when I overheard my 10-year-old granddaughter and her friends use the phrase recently as they discussed a rule that an elderly teacher (actually, one not...

A Working Grandmother

When I think back to when I was growing up in the 1960s and 70s, I don’t ever remember my grandparents working. For one thing, they seemed really old, but I suppose from a...

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