HELP WITH FINANCES
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Are You or Someone you know Missing Out on Financial Support??
There are seniors in our province who are missing out on getting additional financial support through the Guaranteed Income Supplement. If you are receiving the Old Age Security Pension ( OAS) check to see if you qualify and please pass this along to other seniors. Check to go to the Service Canada site and apply whether or not you think you qualify.
Are you or someone you know under the age of 65 struggling financially? You may qualify for Income Support. call us 1-800-563-5599 or use our Contact Us Form
For seniors on a low income, there are a lot of programs and services available to help them afford things like hearing aids, housing, home support, and more. Contact us and speak to a trained Peer Support Volunteer, a senior, by calling 1-800-563-5599 or by using our Contact Us Form
Taking CPP early can cost you $100,000 and limit your long term options
Starting Canada Pension Plan benefits at the age of 60 instead of delaying to 70 is on average like taking a pass on $100,000 of retirement income.
Introducing the Lifetime Loss calculation, a new way of looking at the advantage of delaying CPP retirement benefits. Instead of telling people how much they might gain by delaying, Lifetime Loss shows how much money they could leave on the table by starting as early as 60.
Managing Debt: Paying down debt, what to do if a collection agency contacts you and getting help with debt(Gov of Canada site)
.FRAUD AND SCAM ALERT!!
Please learn more about the types of scams and frauds to protect yourself. Download The Little Black of Scams from the Government of Canada