Finance basics from A to Z

This section introduces youth to financial terms and concepts such as credit cards, interest rates, the cost of car ownership, responsible consumption, budgeting and more.

A is for


Learn about ATM cards, cheques and account statements.

Read more - A is for account


Learn about apartment-related costs and how to look for an apartment with a set budget.

Read more - Apartment

C is for


Learn about responsible consumption practices when shopping and how to use credit and debit cards safely.

Read more - C is for consumption


Learn more about credit cards, credit ratings, credit costs, lines of credit, etc.

Read more - C is for credit

T is for


Learn more about the cost of car ownership and the vocabulary used in financing contracts.

Read more - T is for transportation


Learn about how to plan a trip and save money while on vacation.

Read more - T is for travel

B is for


Learn about the benefits of drawing up a budget, the tools available and how to track your spending.

Read more - B is for budgeting

F is for


An introduction to the fundamentals of the financial system and financial vocabulary.

Read more - F is for finance

P is for


Get a better understanding of the various types of insurance.

Read more - P is for protection

S is for


Learn the difference between savings, investments and RRSPs.

Read more - S is for savings

W is for


Learn more about the steps involved in starting a business and income tax.

Read more - W is for work