Resources for personal financial management.
First Nations Financial Fitness: Your Guide for Getting Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise
A collection of resources made specifically for First Nations. They include a First Nations Financial Fitness Handbook and information about the importance of money, how to take charge of it, and how to avoid common money traps.
Practical Money Skills: Financial Literacy for Everyone
There is lots of information here for all ages. Check out the “Personal Finance” section for stuff on credit, debt, savings, spending, and how to deal with actual things that may be happening in your life such as buying a car, getting a job, or renting an apartment. There are Games and a Calculator section with some very helpful online tools.
In the For Students section, you learn that money management is easier than you think by applying the 3 basic steps of: Know your flow. Control what you owe. Invest some dough. There are videos and online tools to help you understand and apply these steps. This resource is based on Funny Money, the popular live fun-ancial seminar for students.
Your Money: Save it. Spend it. Protect it.
A resource for students, parents, and teachers. Learn the secret of how to become a millionaire by saving $12 a day and the 3 steps to budgeting and saving. There are also online credit card and savings calculators and a paycheque analyzer to help you understand where all your money goes.
Spenderster.org: Implusive purchases. Wasteful spending.
Users share their stories about the useless stuff they buy and their bad spending habits. In the blog section you will find useful tips on how to control your money and spending and in the tools section there are quite a few useful online tools to help you do the same.