Focus: Building Resilience in a COVID-19 Environment
The activities for the month will zoom in on the following sub-themes:
Living Through ‘Rainy Days;’: How to Manage Your Money in Challenging Times – Times of crisis can bring uncertainty for many reasons, and the current COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Discussions will offer guidance on: management of available resources, creation of priority spending plans, dealing with creditors and recovering strong.
It’s Happening Online: Using the Internet as a Tool in the New Normal – With the advent of social and physical distancing, we were forced to seek new ways to connect with others and conduct our personal transactions. This area of focus will address how the internet has become an essential tool in all facets of our daily lives, creating a new normal. It will also highlight the various online/digital services financial institutions are now offering to customers.
Turning the Frown Upside Down: Creating Opportunities From COVID-19 – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create uncertainty, many are under stress on a number of fronts. However, crises and extreme threats can be useful in creating incentives and motivation which can potentially lead to new behaviours and even to the creation of new systems or structures. This sub-theme will highlight how opportunities can emerge from adversity.