When Laura van Vlaardingen opens her mailbox, it’s not unusual to find a “pre-approved” credit card promising as much as $10,000 in credit inside. Like many students, Ms. van Vlaardingen, 27, who is studying for a bachelor of business administration at ...More
Comparison of developed nations show Ontario teens near the top of the class in PISA test results. Canadian teens earn high rankings in financial literacy — including in Ontario, where changes to the curriculum have paid off in the latest round ...More
The days following the release of a provincial budget are a good time to speak to your children about finances, says Gary Rabbior, president of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE). “At an early stage, get them recognizing they ...More
Do you think your children will be ready to deal with financial matters when they enter the workforce? If you're not so sure, you've got company. Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) completed a survey of over 1,000 Canadians in 2014, ...More
Gaining financial literacy should start at a young age. Vanessa Kunderman is thankful she had a crash course in financial education. The 27-year-old entrepreneur didn’t learn anything substantial about money while in grade school. Nor did she pick up ...More
Your 14-year-old needs a new bike. He has outgrown his old one, thanks to a growth spurt, and he’s itching to get out on two wheels as soon as the snow’s gone. Do you buy it for him? ...More
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