Time frame: 60 mins Learning objectives for participants: how to save more to pay down debt saving and a reduction in spending often go together to achieve success use the power of compounding to make savings grow start to invest in the future to realize goals and dreams and prepare for a comfortable retirement Outline: saving definitions savings strategies: specific savings strategies pay yourself first do a budget from your investment income expenditure management keeping the momentum tools and aids Q&A Learning materials: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Budget Calculator — helps make a budget Goal Setting worksheet — helps set SMART goals which are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time-framed Values Validator worksheet — helps determine what things are most important to help set values-based goals Questions? For questions, please email us. Want a session in your area? We will provide a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets. Note: If more than one session is needed, please fill out a second form and submit. Request guidelines: 12 weeks’ notice needed to setup a session. Requests must be submitted by the request deadline. If more than five sessions are needed, please contact us directly. For more information, visit setting up a financial literacy session.