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Managing your money: New indigenous financial wellness resource

At Plan Institute we are strong believers in financial and future planning, which we feel is important for everyone. Being that November is National Financial Literacy Month as well as Indigenous Disability Awareness Month …

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Issues for Indigenous People with Disabilities

By Evelyn Huntjens and Kelsey Finlay Poverty places individuals at a much greater risk of acquiring a disability due to the general lack of health care, nutrition, sanitation and safe working conditions. This is often …

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Seeking an Editor for Safe and Secure Indigenous

British Columbia Aboriginal Network On Disability Society (BCANDS)and Plan Institute are working together on an Indigenous version of the disability planning guide, Safe and Secure: Seven Steps on the Path to a Good Life for People …

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Access RDSP: Reflecting on One year Spreading Awareness

Since September 1, 2016 the Access RDSP partnership between Disability Alliance BC (DABC), BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS), and Plan Institute, with support from the Vancouver Foundation, has been providing free support …

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5 Things to Think About When Succession Planning

From over 25 years of working with families who have a loved-one with a disability, we have come to realize just how important it is to have a future plan in place. A future plan …

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Changes to the Disability Movement in 20 Years

By Ted Kuntz, Board Chair of Plan Institute Written for and originally published in Transition Magazine, published by Disability Alliance BC. Over the last 20 years, a substantial shift has occurred. It is now understood …

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WEBINAR: Planning for a Good Life

WEBINAR: Planning for a Good Life – Tips for People With Disabilities and Those who Support Them Delivered in partnership with Prosper Canada, this webinar discusses how planning for a good life can lead …

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Bruce Sellery: RDSP

Money columnist Bruce Sellery explains to the CBC how RDSPs work, and how they can help families to save for their loved-one’s future. He also talks about the important of trusts for protecting disability …

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My RDSP – Salina

October is RDSP month so we are using this time to spread awareness by talking to people about their RDSPs. The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a Canada-wide registered matched savings plan specific …

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October is RDSP Awareness Month

October is RDSP Awareness month and we are thrilled to be able to share this news release from the BC Government mentioning the hard work of the Access RDSP partnership which includes BCANDS, DABC …

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