Financial Literacy

financial literacy

November is Financial Literacy month in Canada. Financial literacy means having the understanding, skills and certainty to make responsible financial decisions. Newcomers to Canada are a dissimilar group of people and their financial circumstances, needs and goals are diverse. The Financial Literacy: Resources for Newcomers to Canada Report suggests that one of the best places for new Canadians to obtain financial literacy supports is through classes that offer English as a Second Language. Here are two links that may be valuable in supporting Financial Literacy; Prosper Canada offers money management tools for New Canadians and an interactive budget.

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