Definitions may vary slightly, but the term ‘financial literacy’ basically means having the knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial decisions.. Financial literacy is an essential life skill. Increasing your financial literacy skills can also help to get you out of debt if you’ve fallen in. Here’s how: Increases Understanding Understanding is the key to […]
Archives for September 2012
Many people are faced with the dilemma of knowing they should be planning for retirement, but currently being in debt. Having that nest egg that you need when your working days are done definitely requires early planning, but no one wants to carry debt around any longer than necessary. When unsecured debts are gnawing at […]
The teen years are crucial for many different factors that could affect long-term well being, and finances are certainly one of them. Teaching teens how to be money savvy while they are young can provide countless benefits as they venture off into life on their own. There are many different strategies and techniques that you […]
Today, trying to find people who aren’t in debt is probably more challenging than finding those who are. Unsecured debts like credit cards and credit lines are very common, and they can cause a lot of stress if left to fester. One of the problems with paying debts down is that a lot of people […]
We are proud to announce that we have won the 2012 Chair’s Award for our community service work and debt education programs The award will be presented at the 28th annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards dinner on October 3rd at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre.