PDA Seminar Series: Financial Literacy for Postdocs Feb 3rd

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We are continuing our seminar series for postdocs!  In partnership with the Financial Literacy Counsel Inc. of Vancouver, we are offering a seminar on money management, tax planning, and wills and estates. This seminar is applicable to Canadian and international postdocs from all disciplines.

*There will be no promotion of any financial institution or their products.


Food and beverages will be provided.



Alphil Guilaran
Executive Director, Financial Literacy Counsel

Samuel Raharjo, RHU

Bob Wang, BCComm CPA (2015)

Part 1: Basic

Financial Literacy 501
February 3, 2015
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Location: Life Sciences Institute, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver
Lecture Hall 3 (LSC3)

We will cover money management principles to help get your financial house in order.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to pay off grad school debts
  • The ABC’s of saving money in Canada
  • Should you do RRSP’s, TFSA’s or both?
  • How to reduce taxes as a postdoc
  • Tax planning for international postdocs

Stay tuned for Part II on February 17th!

About Grace Lee

I am Director of a nationwide initiative that examines ethical issues of medical neuroimaging for patients with traumatic brain injury in Canada. My expertise focuses largely on assessing novel applications of brain imaging technology as diagnostic tools or predictors of patient prognosis. I am affiliated with the Neurology division at the University of British Columbia. I am also Co-founder of Krimson Marketing Consulting, a local company that revolutionizes social media marketing strategies for small and medium sized enterprises. Our mission is to help businesses achieve increased visibility and improve client relations by spotlighting their authority in the industry. For more information about me, visit www.drgracelee.ca