Blog

1 November 2017
Author: Tara Popovic
Tailoring financial education content for target populations can help reduce barriers to accessing financial information. Following up on my previous blog about customizing financial education for youth and Aboriginal peoples, here's what Prosper Canada has to say about customizing for people living with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, and people living on low incomes.
19 June 2017
Author: Chloe Stanois
In 2013, Aïssatou had to take time off work for health reasons, which lead to financial problems. Thankfully, she was able to bounce back. Here's the story of a courageous woman who knew to call on the experts.
24 November 2016
Author: Carissa Di Gangi
How do you teach financial literacy? At ABC Life Literacy Canada, we talk about this question a lot.
13 December 2012
Author: Natasha McKenna
Most financial information and retirement advice available is conceived with middle or higher-income Canadians in mind. When we look at retirement planning from a low-income perspective, however, we can see how mainstream information and advice doesn’t always apply and can actually be harmful to the overall well-being of Canadians approaching retirement age or already retired.