Financial Literacy / Education
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Industry (CLHIA)
Established in 1894, the CLHIA is a voluntary association whose member companies account for 99 per cent of Canada's life and health insurance business. The industry provides a wide range of financial security products such as life insurance, annuities (including RRSPs, RRIFs and pensions) and supplementary health insurance to more than 26 million Canadians. It also holds $574 billion of assets in Canada and employs about 139,000 Canadians.
CLHIA supports Financial Literacy Month with its Ready for Life Campaign and also produces a number of consumer publications on life and health insurance designed to assist Canadian consumers in making informed choices for themselves and their families.
Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA)
The CSA is comprised of provincial and territorial regulators of securities and is primarily responsible for developing a harmonized approach to securities regulation across the country. The Investors Tools section of the CSA’s website provides information on consumer rights and investor responsibilities, and offers consumers advice on how to protect their money and avoid frauds and scams.
Canadian Consumer Information Gateway
Created by the Office of Consumer Affairs, this website brings together consumer information, tools and services available from the most objective and reliable sources.
Citigroup Financial Education Curriculum
Credit Canada works to empower Canadians by providing them with the information and tools they need to responsibly manage money and debt.
Created by VISA, Financial Soccer is a fast-paced, multiple-choice question game, testing players' knowledge of financial management skills as they advance down field and try to score goals.
Money management skills will be tested by this fast-paced NFL-themed video game developed by Visa.
Competition Bureau - Fraud Prevention
The Competition Bureau is an independent law enforcement agency that ensures Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace. Every March, The Competition Bureau sponsors Fraud Prevention Month. The website provides important information on recognizing, reporting and stopping fraud.
This website, owned by Forbes Digital, offers relevant articles, tutorials and tools to empower the individual investor.
Investor Education Fund
The Investor Education Fund (IEF) develops and promotes unbiased, independent financial information, programs and tools to help consumers make better financial and investing decisions.
Practical Money Skills for Life
Practical Money Skills for Life provides lots of free educational resources including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans for educators, parents and students.
SEDI (Social and Enterprise Development Innovations)
SEDI works with community groups nationwide to help low-income people become self-sufficient through financial literacy, saving and asset building, and entrepreneurship.
The City is a learning program developed by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada and BC Securities Commission to teach young people financial skills.
YourMoney is a financial literacy resource for young people. It includes web-based resources and a free, non-commercial, in-class seminar offered across Canada by local banker.