Author: Lynne Engelman

Summer Money Camps

Summer Money Camp? You bet! These days, there are a myriad of options for different camps for kids – from filmmaking to flute-playing to science and singing! And within that suite of choices, there are even camps about money! While learning about finances and money may not be the first choice on your child’s summer to-do list, perhaps it should be. Experts and research indicate… Read more

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

Momentum’s Financial Literacy Training is now approved for continuing education (Category A) credits for Social Workers! “ACE approval shows that your organization has met rigorous standards and demonstrates the ability to offer high-quality continuing education activities to social workers.” – ACE provider Yes, it’s true! We are excited to be able to offer registered social workers 12 category A credits to use toward their continuing… Read more

Building Capacity and Empowering Others!

As a part of Momentum’s continuous quality improvement process, we regularly conduct external evaluations to assess impact, find opportunities for improvement, and celebrate areas where programs are doing well. In 2016 Momentum’s Train the Trainer* underwent an independent evaluation and we are pleased to share the findings with you – a few of which are captured below! Read the full brief online. Evaluation highlights Significant… Read more

What's On Your Summer Reading List?

Summer is a great time to be outdoors enjoying the fresh air and sunshine and the abundant natural resources Calgarians have at their doorstep. It’s also nice to take a break from all that activity and curl up with a good book. Because Momentum is interested in helping you feel more confident and in control of your finances—and your life, below is a list of… Read more

6 Tips for Alleviating Financial Strain

The holidays are over and with it we expect to feel some relief that the hustle and bustle and inevitable spending has slowed. However, instead of feeling relief, what we often feel is stress; stress that goes from who to buy what for, to how to pay for who we bought what for!  Overspending during the holidays is not an uncommon phenomenon nor is feeling… Read more