Financial Literacy

Many adults want to be able to better understand and manage their personal finances. The resources in this section can be used by tutors and learners to learn more about money, banking, credit and debt, budgeting, saving and income.

All the resources use clear and plain language.


  • ABC Life Literacy – Banking and Savings in Canada Online

    Online Resource ABC Life Literacy Money Matters – Banking and Saving in Canada Online

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    This online course is aimed at newcomers to Canada who need to know more about banking and saving. The course has 20 units. Your learner will learn about banking in Canada, explore different saving opportunities and think about what services make the most sense for them and their family.

    Click on this link to open the ABC Money Matters Banking and Saving in Canada Online Course


  • ABC Life Literacy – Money Matters

    Online Resource ABC Life Literacy Money Matters – Financial Literacy Course

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    Money Matters is a free, introductory financial literacy program designed for adult learners. Topics that your learners can explore include: Money Safety, e-banking, filing taxes, spending and budgeting, banking basics, borrowing money, RESPs and savings accounts, credit and debt, and family financial literacy. PDF workbooks are approximately 20 to 30 pages in length Each book can be viewed online.

    https://abcmoneymatters.ca/learners/


  • ABC Life Literacy – Spending Plans Online

    Online Resource ABC Life Literacy Money Matters – Spending Plans Online

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    This online course is about spending plans. Your learner will learn ways to get the most out of their money, so that they can better meet their needs and goals. The course helps them find ways to put aside money for the future, including saving for their child’s education. The course has 14 units which have short reading passages with illustrations.

    Click on this link to open the ABC Money Matters Spending Plan Online Course


  • Alberta Family Literacy – Dollars and Sense

    Alberta Family Literacy – Dollars & Sense

    Level 2 - Early to intermediate reader

    Written in 2012, this manual consists of stand-alone modules broken down into topics. Topics have relevance to adults in daily life: math and money, understanding income, spending, saving, budgeting, banking, credit & debt. Each module has ideas for activities and worksheets for learners to complete.

    http://www.famlit.ca/resources/Dollars_&_Sense2012.pdf


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