All items tagged with: financial education

New Gift Planning Designation for Advisors

Posted: September 24, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Writers
Posted in: Breaking News, Practice Management, Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , Strategic Philanthropy, charitable giving, charitable donations, Donations Savings Calculator, tax deductions, financial education, philanthropy, donations, The Canadian Association of Gift Planners, CAGP, Spire Philanthropy

The Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP), Knowledge Bureau and Spire Philanthropy are pleased to announce their collaboration to introduce a new professional designation for the financial services sector. The MFA™ Strategic Philanthropic Services Specialist designation will denote specialized professional credentials to develop plans for individuals and families interested in strategic philanthropy.

Graduates in the News - Connie Zhu, DFA – Bookkeeping Services Specialist™

Posted: September 17, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , tax preparation, Financial Literacy, bookkeeping course, distinguished financial advisor, financial education, DFA, bookkeeping services specialist, Graduates in the news, Nancy Folliott, Knowledge Bureau graduates, Connie Zhu

"When it comes to education, we are all looking for something different. Knowledge Bureau offers that variety”, states Connie Zhu, of Richmond, BC.

Train for Work in the New Economy: Tax Advice vs Tax Preparation

Posted: September 10, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, Real Wealth Management, Financial Literacy, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax filing, tax advisor, financial education, CE summits, financial advice, robo-advisors, Know Your Client, client-centric strategies, holistic financial planning, tax specialists

What is the difference between a tax preparer or practitioner and a tax specialist? In a word: advice. The tax preparation industry is in the midst of an enormous transformation, and new entrants must educate toward that change. But, why is that and what does that really mean?

IFB and Knowledge Bureau Announce Educational Alliance

Posted: September 03, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , compliance, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, financial services, financial education, financial conference, Canadian conferences, IFB, Independent Financial Brokers, Nancy Allan

The Independent Financial Brokers of Canada (IFB) and Knowledge Bureau are pleased to announce a strategic educational alliance to bring a new academic path to the continuing professional development of over 4000 IFB members.

Graduates in the News: Lilian da Silva

Posted: September 03, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, Financial Literacy, CRA, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, bookkeeping course, ce credits, tax education, financial education, entrepreneur, online education, Bookkeeping for Small Business, Nancy Folliott, financial statements

Entrepreneur Lilian da Silva of Cambridge, Ontario is a recent graduate of two Knowledge Bureau’s courses, Bookkeeping for Small Business and Advanced Payroll for Small Business. She is so excited about her future, and ready to start her third course for her first diploma. Here’s her story:

The Global Population: Fundamentally Financially Illiterate

Posted: August 27, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, Financial Literacy, Debt, economy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Essential Tax Facts, tax filing, tax courses, tax calculators, tax education, financial education, CE summits

How financially literate is the global population? Not very, according to two important reports, and that’s a big problem. There are significant economic consequences to this knowledge gap that underscore why financial education is essential for everyone.