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Money Matters

Employment Insurance (EI)

Employment Insurance provides temporary financial assistance for unemployed Canadians while they look for work or upgrade their skills.

Provincial Income Assistance

BC Employment and Assistance provides supports and services that move people towards jobs and assists individuals and families in need.

Credit Counselling Society of BC

The Credit Counselling Society is a registered, non-profit service that helps people learn how to: * manage money better, * solve debt problems, * use credit responsibly

My Money Coach

A great website from the BC Credit Counselling Society that can coach you how to save money and make smart financial choices

CanLearn

Canadian government site with a wealth of financial information for financing and planning for school including Canada Student Loans and Grants.

BC Student Loans & Aids

StudentAid BC helps eligible students with the cost of their post-secondary education through loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and special programs. It also has programs for borrowers who need help repaying their loans.

A website created by the Canadian Federation of Students-British Columbia ("CFS-BC"). It has a cool animated budget tool that helps you calculate your debt of a student loan based on 5% interest over 10 years.

InCharge Debt Solutions

InCharge Debt Solutions is a non-profit, charitable credit counselling agency providing services in most regions of the country. They offer confidential and professional budget counselling, debt repayment plans, and financial education. Their goal is your financial independence.

The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows you to withdraw amounts from RRSPs to finance training or education for you or your spouse or common-law partner.

Money Mentors

An Alberta website that has online tools, worksheets, tips and services to coach/mentor people in money management.