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AFS Insights: Financial Literacy

How much do you know about Fraud Prevention?

Every year, thousands of Canadians fall victim to fraud. Most people don’t think it could happen to them, but fraudsters increasingly use sophisticated methods to target people from all walks of life. More and more of these schemes are being attributed to organized crime. The impact on individuals, families and businesses is devastating – retirement… Read more »

Week 4 is Life Events Basics

Financial Literacy Month is almost over! As we enter the last week of the month, here is the last back to basics topic for you. We hope you’ve enjoyed this as much as we have! Week four is Life Events Basics: Financial literacy hits close to home when major life events are involved. Explore the… Read more »

Week 3 is Planning Basics

It’s Financial Literacy Month! All month long we will be updating you with different topics to focus on, all on getting back to basics. Advocis has a wealth of information on each topic that we hope you’ll enjoy! Week three is Planning Basics: Lay the groundwork for smart financial planning with insights into topics like… Read more »

Week 2 is Buying Basics

It’s Financial Literacy Month! All month long we will be updating you with different topics to focus on, all on getting back to basics. Advocis has a wealth of information on each topic that we hope you’ll enjoy! Week two is Buying Basics: A wide variety of information on how to make smarter purchases –… Read more »

Week 1 is Money Basics

It’s Financial Literacy Month! All month long we will be updating you with different topics to focus on, all on getting back to basics. Advocis has a wealth of information on each topic that we hope you’ll enjoy! Week one is Money Basics: The fundamentals of how to be smarter with your money, including information… Read more »

November is Financial Literacy Month

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month. It is also a challenging time for many Canadians who may be struggling financially due to the COVD-19 pandemic. The goal this year is to help Canadians gain financial confidence and make informed financial decisions relevant to their circumstances by equipping them with practical tips… Read more »

How to Help Your Kids Achieve Financial Independence

“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” – Chinese proverb The same principle applies with your kids and money. By teaching your kids how to manage their money, you’re preparing them to be self-sufficient when it comes to… Read more »

Celebrating Financial Literacy Month – Part 3 of 3

Earlier this month, we shared some links to our favourite articles explaining basic financial concepts  and gave you some tools to help you better understand and manage your personal finances. To wrap it all up, we want to  share some of our favourite personal finance websites for you to explore: Practical Money Skills Get Smarter… Read more »

Celebrating Financial Literacy Month – Part 2 of 3

Last week, we shared some of our favourite articles explaining basic financial concepts. This week, we have a few tools for you to use to help you better understand and manage your personal finances: Worksheets to Hone Your Money Management Skills A Variety of Helpful Tools and Calculators Guides to Common Financial Questions Tools and… Read more »

Celebrating Financial Literacy Month – Part 1 of 3

November is Financial Literacy Month, an initiative hosted by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada to empower Canadians to achieve their financial goals through better education and understanding of financial concepts. To help you get started, we wanted to share these four articles which do a great job of explaining some basic financial concepts all… Read more »