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Financial Literacy

Here are five things we need to do to go from money zeroes to hero as a nation.
When not all members of society have equal access to financial education, we take away their ability to be healthy, independent and successful.
The costs can soar. Believe me, I know — my third child is heading off to university in the fall.
It's time to admit what we don't know and create a real strategy to help Canadians manage our money.
Almost 40 per cent of adult Canadians (over 10 million people) experienced moderate to high levels of income volatility over the past year. Approximately 3.3 million of these Canadians actually saw their monthly income fluctuate by 25 per cent or more.
Most Canadians don’t feel confident about their financial planning abilities.
There have been government committees, discussions with the private sector and even a national strategy to teach Canadians basic personal finance. But when Statistics Canada data showed late last year that Canada's household debt is now larger than its GDP, it became painfully apparent that we're failing.
We're at an economic crossroads in the Canadian economic landscape. Today, more professionals are joining the growing ranks of the self-employed workers in Canada. This is driven in part by an increase in the on-demand economy, like ride-sharing, peer-to-peer rental, project-based job platforms and online retail platforms.
Most business owners will agree that an employee benefit package is one of the best ways to attract and retain top talent
While most people think about home insurance as protection for costly events that can happen to their home, it's also important to think about the things that can put your ability to pay for your home at risk. To help you protect your dream home, no matter the situation, here are a few insurance tips and must-haves for your new purchase.
Everything you need to know about succession plans. From the AOL Partner Studio
Get in control of your finances with these 5 tips. From the AOL Partner Studio
No matter how well we take care of ourselves, there may come a time when we experience a health scare. And while Canada's universal health care system definitely helps us in many ways, not every cost incurred by an illness or injury can be covered.
Let's say you're thinking of buying something for yourself beyond groceries or essentials - whose opinion, or what kind of
Four things you should keep in mind before meeting a financial advisor. From the AOL Partner Studio
What does a financial adviser do anyway? The answer may surprise you. From the AOL Partner Studio
No matter which one you pick, it's best to start early.
November was Financial Literacy Month in Canada, a time for all Canadians to focus on better management of our individual financial goals. Credit plays an important role in living a focused and healthy financial life. Having good credit will help you qualify for a loan, mortgage, or credit card.
As we near the end of Financial Literacy Month, it's a good time to remind us all that financial literacy is something that should be an ongoing journey of learning and practice. Taking charge of one's financial future is a continual process, not a one-and-done task.
Canada recently won the World Cup of Hockey, solidifying our hockey supremacy. However, outside of Canada, no one really cares about hockey. What's worse is that we are far from dominant on many important international metrics.