Advice/Perspectives

Federal budget impacts on homeowners
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Federal budget delivers game-changer for first-time homebuyers

Most Manitobans are well aware of how much real estate has skyrocketed in recent years. By the end of 2021, home prices in Winnipeg had risen by 9.6% year-over-year. In…

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Jesse Funk, Wealth Advisor

ACU Employee Spotlight: Getting to know Jesse Funk

The ACU Employee Spotlight series features some of the many people that work at the credit union, highlighting how their unique roles help members and the community every day. In…

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business networking tips

5 surprising secrets to networking success

Networking is tough. According to a study in Harvard Business Review, “many (professionals) understandably see it as brown-nosing, exploitative and inauthentic.” That same study, however, proves networking boosts sales. Lawyers…

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From other Categories

How you can participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The topic of this article is a difficult subject to address, yet so important for the progression of our communities. It highlights a dark period in Canadian history — one…

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Renting vs. owning: Can you afford to buy a house?

Owning a home seems to be an increasingly distant dream for many young Canadians. A recent survey found that 80% of 18 to 28-year-old urban dwellers were worried they wouldn’t…

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discussing finances
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How to openly and honestly talk about money with family and friends

If you’re like many people, you may have an aversion to discussing finances. Discussing one’s personal finances is taboo for lots of people. Even just thinking about it can be…

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