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Getting the lowdown on available financial resources is absolutely crucial – it's like having a reliable GPS for the financial terrain of adulthood. In a world where economic landscapes can be as unpredictable as the weather, having accurate information is like having a sturdy umbrella for life's financial rainstorms. It's the key to making savvy financial decisions, be it for education, housing, starting a business, or simply managing the day-to-day. Accurate intel ensures you're not only financially literate but also well-prepared for any surprises that might come your way. Use this links as a compass pointing you in the right direction, guiding you through the twists and turns of economic planning, and helping you navigate toward a brighter, more secure future.

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Government of Canada Financial Benefits

Includes Employment Insurance (EI), pensions and other benefits for housing, education, training, family and people with disabilities.

Provincial Income Assistance

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

Benefits Wayfinder Tool 

Your guide to government benefits that can help put more money in your pocket.

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 Credit Counselling Society that can coach you how to save money and make smart financial choices.




ABC Money Matters

Money Matters was developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with the Government of Canada and TD Bank Group. Contains an amazing collection of online financial literacy resources, webinars and tools -

Prosper Canada

Prosper Canada is a national charity dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Canadians living in poverty through program and policy innovation. 

Government of Canada Student Financial Assistance

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

Student Aid 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.

Canada Revenue’s Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)

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.