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Preview + Giveaway: ATB Financial How to Adult – Investing (Nov. 7, 2017)

Adulting 101 - How to Adult - ATB Financial - Investing Edmonton Event

Adulting can be hard. When it comes to finances, it can get even harder. Are you saving enough money from each pay check? Are you living pay check to pay check? Where do you even begin when it comes to investing your hard-earned money?

These can be tough questions but thankfully, you don’t have to answer them alone.

ATB Financial’s got your back!

They’re running a series of “How to Adult” sessions on a variety of topics aimed at helping you grow up (budgeting, investing, purchasing a homeโ€“the stuff everyone seems to magically know), with their first Edmonton event focused on “Investing.”

ATB Financial’s How to Adult: Investing 
takes place Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
from 6-9 p.m. at MKT Beer Market.

I’m excited to partner with ATB as host of this upcoming How to Adult: Investing event!

Linda Hoang Edmonton ATB Financial How to Adult Investing
Come learn How to Adult with me!

The topic of investing has always been a bit scary and unapproachable for me. I’ve never tried sitting down with a financial planner to talk about it either, so to be able to learn how to properly invest, and have any investment questions answered by ATB’s financial experts, while eating snacks and having drinks, sounds pretty great to me.

I hope you’ll join me on Nov. 7 as we learn How to Adult / Invest together!

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online here.

OR, enter to win a pair of tickets below! (I’m giving away two pairs). 

** GIVEAWAY **

Enter to win a pair of tickets to ATB Financial’s How to Adult: Investing by doing one or all of the following:

Good luck!

Linda

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Disclaimer: I will always provide my 100% honest opinion on this blog. I’ve partnered with ATB Financial to host and help promote the How to Adult: Investing event. This does not impact the opinions stated in this post. I think it’s pretty important to learn how to adult… ;) 

Linda Hoang is an Edmonton blogger who writes about food, travel, lifestyle/events and pets. She’s also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda is in love with her city and loves exploring and promoting Edmonton and other places she visits with her husband Mike. Linda is also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival (and has 2 cats herself, along with 2 dogs).

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  • Jennifer

    Im oblivious about finances but I’m strict on routine and my dog thinks I’m quite the ‘adult’

  • Cassie

    I’m good about adulting when it comes to keeping track of my crazy schedule and always being in the right place at the right time, but I pretty lax on adulting when it comes to investing/saving. (Should probably change that…)

  • Amelia

    I feel like I’m good at weathering the short term financial issues that come up with how we’ve saved small emergency funds for certain costs like a pet fund or house fund, but we haven’t started anything long term and I think learning about investing would help us feel more comfortable starting to do so.

  • Melanie

    I can do all 10 ballroom dances, but anytime it comes to investing it all just becomes a big jumble, even after going to a couple financial advisors!

    • Melanie

      Oh! A “grown-up” thing I’m proud of… managing time and schedule to learn and do those dances, amoung everyday work, other work, trying to have a social life, and sometimes eating and sleeping ;)

  • Christopher

    The most “grown-upโ€ thing I excel doing is cooking my own meals but I would love to learn how to plan for my future!

  • Doodly Bonus

    Our drawing abilities aren’t too nice, but we are able to certainly assessment a telephone, which is strictly what we did.

  • Lisa

    I’m really good at budgeting/understanding cash flows but I really need help in investing and managing my porfolios!

  • Belinda

    I think I’m good at keeping to a routine but am not so good about investing!

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