Our Stories

  • 22 Nov 2019

    Keep Learning and Stay Curious

    “It’s easier than you think, just get started!” That is Marlice Marcoux’s advice for pa...

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  • 12 Nov 2019

    We Can't Buy Everything at the Toy Store

    We live in a world of instant gratification. This is something that Kris Wanner – and any parent o...

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  • 28 Oct 2019

    The entire world is a classroom, and every person is a lifelong learner.

    For award-winning educator and PhD candidate Belinda Daniels, this understanding of education came t...

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  • 16 Jan 2019

    Planning: A Family Project

    The world is changing, and every day we are faced with choices. As we are increasingly bombarded wit...

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  • 16 Jan 2019

    Save Smart

    Parenthood is not for the faint of heart. It’s a huge job, and one that these days comes with even...

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  • 16 Jan 2019

    Knowledge is Power

    Saving is a mindset – and it pays to change your mind early. For Deirdra Ness, her own experience...

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  • 09 Jan 2019

    Save Early and Often

    When her first born was only a few days old, Renelle Anderson made an incredibly important decision....

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  • 13 Jun 2018

    RESP Program Partnership Creates Financial Futures

    Did you know that READ Saskatoon offers an RESP Matched Savings program? For the past six months thi...

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  • 28 May 2018

    RESPs: Yes, they are for you too!

    My name is Diane Mukuka and I am the READ Saskatoon Financial Literacy Facilitator and my focus is R...

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  • 21 Nov 2017

    RESPs - Give Them The Chance To Focus On Their Education - Mayor Charlie Clark

    Times are changing. And so are the challenges for young people pursuing post-secondary education. ...

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  • 13 Nov 2017

    When Planning For Your Children’s Future, Time Is Your Friend - Felix Thomas

    “When planning for your children’s future, time is your friend.” Former Tribal Chief Felix ...

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  • 05 Nov 2017

    RESPs- The Earlier You Start The Better Off You'll Be - Steve Peace

    “It is possible! If a single mother of 8 can do it, so can you!” Steve Peace shares his encou...

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  • 30 Oct 2017

    Planning for an Education- Masesi Masilela

    Masesi Masilela didn’t sleep the entire 20-hour long ride. She had bid farewell to her parents, an...

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  • 07 Nov 2016

    Kelli Blatchford, Saving for my Future

    I was the youngest of four children, so growing up I always knew that my parents had an education sa...

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  • 07 Nov 2016

    Erwin, Immigrating to Canada and Finances

    Coming to Canada was such a big change. A different culture, a different environment, a different wa...

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  • 27 Oct 2016

    Julie Ann Wriston, “Financial Literacy is a Basic Life Skill”

    “Money feels like a bit of a dirty secret… but it shouldn’t be!” Julie Ann Wriston believes...

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  • 27 Oct 2016

    Chris Sicotte - "Keeping an Open Mind and Continue Learning"

    Chris has a clear memory of sitting with his grandfather at the kitchen table, with the profits of t...

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  • 11 Aug 2015

    Community Building not just Community Helping

    The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre believes in community building not just community helpin...

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  • 13 Jul 2015

    Edna Fischer Blog

    Edna Fischer, a Financial Advisor with Conexus Credit Union, doesn’t do anything half-way. She vo...

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  • 17 Sep 2014

    Kristen Hamm - Helping Saskatoon READ

    International Literacy Day is September 8, but through his volunteer efforts with READ Saskatoon, ...

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