Financial Literacy

Helpful Links 

Financial literacy and well-being resources

CPA Canada

Chartered Professional Accounts of Canada (CPA Canada) is the national accounting organization that represents the Canadian accounting profession. CPA Canada has put together a comprehensive list of COVID-19 information resources to help you manage your finances depending on your different circumstances:

The Government of Canada

The Government of Canada has a section on their website dedicated to helping you manage your money, including: 

  • Making a budget: The Government of Canada shares advice for why you should make a budget, what factors to consider, how to make a budget, and tips for sticking to your budget.
  • Budget Planner: The Government of Canada shares a budgeting tool that helps you create a budget in three simple steps. 
  • Life events and your money: The Government of Canada shares financial planning advice based on your stage life, such as losing your job, buying a home, having children, getting divorced, and more. 

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) ensures federally regulated financial entities comply with consumer protection measures, promotes financial education and raises consumers’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities. FCAC has developed COVID-19 resources to help Canadians manage their finances during the crisis. 

COVID-19: Managing financial health during COVID-19 in challenging times: FCAC shared an in-depth guide on managing your financial health, from what to do if you’re facing financial hardship to getting through a financial emergency.