Financial Literacy for Newcomers [VIRTUAL]
Thursday, February 4 at 12 p.m.–1 p.m.
An event every week that begins at 12 p.m. on Thursday, repeating until February 5, 2021
January 28 – Financial Literacy for Newcomers – Part 1: Introduction to Basic Banking
February 4 – Financial Literacy for Newcomers – Part 2: Personal Lending
In the first session on January 28, presenter Danielle Segur will introduce the basics of banking. Topics will include how to choose the right bank account for your needs, different methods of banking, and ways to reduce account and transaction fees.
In the second session on February 4, presenter Sherri Shariatifar will cover different types of loans, credit cards and lines of credit, and how to build a good credit rating.
Both of these sessions are presented in partnership with Vancity.
Danielle Segur is the Community Branch Coordinator at Vancity’s West Vancouver Community Branch. She has been with Vancity for 10 years and has been teaching financial literacy for five.
Sherri Shariatifar is the Assistant Branch Manager of Vancity’s West Vancouver Community Branch. She has been with Vancity for over 12 years and has been teaching financial literacy for 10 years.
Registration is required. When you register, you will be signed up for both sessions on January 28 and February 4.
For this virtual program, we’ll be using Zoom. Never participated in a Zoom event before? Visit our Getting Started with Zoom page.
What you’ll need: A computer with speakers (or headphones) or your smartphone or tablet.