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Learning Centre

Learning Centre

We have a lot of valuable  learning tools available – tools that are developed, refined and honed to be relevant for each user. You’ll learn how to create effective, realistic spending plans, deal with your debts, save more and build a stronger credit rating. And you can do it in the comfort of your own home. Below are 10 easy ways for you to learn more about money management at your own pace:

Online Tools

Financial Calculators

Our interactive tools can also help you gauge and improve your financial situation. Calculators include:

Tip Sheets

Dealing with Debt

Saving Strategies

Household and Lifestyle

Relationships and Money

Free Budgeting Workbook

Go back to basics. This free workbook offers suggestions on how to budget, cut your expenses, boost your income, and where to access valuable financial information, services, and programs.

Consumer Tips

As experts in budgeting and debt management, we often receive questions about other personal money management aspects such as:

•    Making wise financial choices
•    Banking
•    Comparing credit cards
•    Knowing your rights as a consumer
•    Protecting yourself against fraud
•    Comparing leasing vs. buying a car
•    Renting vs. owning your residence
•    How daily spending can affect your retirement
•    How to pick the right credit counselling agency
•    Income tax and benefit information
•    Tips and guides on buying and renovating your home

For these questions, check out the organizations our counsellors and coaches use regularly:

•    Service Alberta
•    Credit Counselling Canada   
•    The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
•    Industry Canada
•    The Canada Revenue Agency
•    Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Credit Reports

Your credit report is an important financial tool you should check at least once a year to ensure you’re in good standing with current and prospective lenders. Canada has two credit reporting agencies that keep track of your credit usage and history.

Find out how to get a copy of your credit report at:

Student Loans

Do you have questions about funding post-secondary education or looking for more information about your current loans? These websites can help: