COVID-19 Momentum Update

March 24 Update Due to the COVID-19 virus our office is closed to the public. Momentum’s upcoming in-person programming is postponed. Current participants update: In-person programs are postponed, but our current programming is continuing with remote support. If you are a current program participant, we are committed to supporting you to get your program done! If you have not yet connected with our program staff,… Read more

3 tips to get out of debt

Canadian households have a debt problem. Last year Canadians filled the most insolvencies since 2009 at 140,585 filings and this number is up 9.3% from 2018. Getting a handle of debt can be overwhelming, but here are 3 tips to get you started on tackling your debt. Step 1. Know your debt details This includes all the facts that you know about who you owe… Read more

Designing a dream

 “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”                                                             – Estee Lauder Debbie lives by this quote. Originally from Argentina, Debbie found herself in Calgary designing clothing for companies on contracts that paid too little for her to live on. “I felt really frustrated as I was working but didn’t have enough money to survive,” she says. She was working a few temporary jobs,… Read more

Momentum in the Calgary Herald

Momentum is growing! We are moving to a new space and growing our impact. Executive Director Jeff Loomis sat down with the Calgary Herald’s David Parker to talk about what the future holds, how getting all Momentum’s staff under one roof will create energy and new programs that support people living on low incomes. Read the article here: Organization aims to help build careers and… Read more