The ABLE Financial Empowerment Conference is a national biannual conference for all stakeholders interested in fostering financial empowerment for people who live on low incomes.
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Tuesday, May 8 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Research - Income volatility: Why it matters, and what we can do about it FILLING

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More and more Canadians are engaged in precarious work, with incomes that fluctuate unpredictably month to month and few, if any, workplace benefits to help them weather life’s emergencies. Learn from American and Canadian experts how income volatility is impacting Canadians’ financial stability and what we can do about it. 

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Rachel Schneider

co-author of The Financial Diaries and the Omidyar Network Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, Aspen Institute FSP
Rachel Schneider is the co-author of The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty. The Financial Diaries connects the findings of the ground-breaking U.S. Financial Diaries research project, which collected highly detailed data about how 235 households... Read More →

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Rina DeGrazia

Vice President, Financial Education, TD Bank
Rina DeGrazia is the Vice President of Financial Education for the Canadian Personal Bank at TD Canada Trust. She is responsible for leading the future direction of financial literacy within the organization; helping to drive positive change for our employees, customers and communities... Read More →
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Marie-Eve Dubé

Personal trainer / network marketer, H2oBody / M.E.Personla Training / GoodLife fitness
Marie-Eve Dube is passionate about well-being, health, fitness and business. She has found her calling in serving others, which she does by sharing health through movement, sweat, encouragement, hydration, breath, and lots of smiles and laughter. She works as a personal trainer and... Read More →
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Dr. Jennifer Robson

Associate Professor (Political Management), Carleton University
Jennifer Robson is an Assistant Professor at Kroeger College, Carleton University where she teaches in both the graduate program in Political Management and the undergraduate program in public affairs and policy management. Her active research projects address tax policy, wealth inequality... Read More →

Tuesday May 8, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT
Richmond Room