Financial Literacy for Everyone
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New Tooth Fairy Calculator App
The new Tooth Fairy Calculator app for iOS helps determine what to leave under your children's pillow.
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Plan'it Prom

Plan Prom Costs
Use the free Plan'it Prom app to learn cost-saving tips, track spending, and share photos.
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for educators

Marvel Comics Teach Kids Money Skills
Visa and Marvel teamed up to create engaging, fun comics that teach children important financial skills.
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Financial Soccer
The new 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil game is here. Is your financial knowledge ready for a workout?
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Guardians of the Galaxy

Practical Money Skills is a free financial literacy program to help Canadians understand the fundamentals of money management. Created by Visa, the program offers money management resources including calculators, games, and lesson plans tailored for use by Canadian families and educators.


Spotlight

  • Visa and Marvel Release New Comic Teaching Kids About Money Visa Canada's Marvel Comic Book Launch
    Toronto Raptor DeMarre Carroll joined Visa Canada and the Toronto Public Library for the Canadian launch of Visa's new financial literacy comic book, Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket's Powerful Plan. Watch the video and view highlights from the launch event. Read more
  • Visa and Marvel Release New Comic Teaching Kids About Money Visa and Marvel Release New Comic Teaching Kids About Money
    Visa and Marvel announced the release of an exciting new educational comic book, which teaches students about personal finance. The comic, Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket's Powerful Plan combines Marvel's iconic superheroes with Visa's financial literacy expertise to introduce readers to fundamental money management concepts. Read more
  • Visa and Toronto Public Library Team Up to Empower Youth with Financial Literacy Visa and Toronto Public Library Team Up to Empower Youth with Financial Literacy
    Visa Canada and Toronto Public Library announced they are teaming up to make the Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket's Powerful Plan comic book available in its 100 branches. The September 21 event included special guest DeMarre Carroll of the Toronto Raptors. Read more
  • Visa Announces Canadian Finance Minister Morneau as Summit Keynote Speaker Students Pitch Ideas to Business Leaders
    The Jr. Economic Club of Canada (Jr. EC) celebrated its fourth annual "Bay Street Boot Camp," a five-day financial literacy course that brought high school students into the heart of thefinancial district in Toronto. Camp attendees hailed from across the GTA, Wikwemikong First Nation, and Iqaluit. Special guest The Hon. Mitzie Hunter, Ontario's Minister of Education, served as a special guest to kick off the competition. Read more
  • Visa Announces Canadian Finance Minister Morneau as Summit Keynote Speaker Canadian Finance Minister Morneau Delivers Summit Keynote Remarks
    William Francis Morneau, Minister of Finance of Canada, delivered keynote remarks at the 10th annual Financial Literacy Summit co-hosted by Visa and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on April 20. View Video

Learning

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Heading to University
A college or university education is the ticket to success in Canada. But it's an expensive ticket, and the cost rises every year. Read more

Lesson Plans for Teachers
Teach students to make smart financial choices with Choices & Decisions: Taking charge of your financial life™. Read on

Saving for Travel
Planning your summer vacation? Discover different ways to save money so you can afford to take your dream vacation. Read on


Practical Money Matters

Jason Alderman's Practical Money Matters
A crash course in credit card basics for post-secondary students
A crash course in credit card basics for post-secondary students

Students have enough to worry about with mid-terms and piles of laundry – getting an 'F' in credit cards shouldn't be one of them. Here are a few tips for responsible credit card use. Read more


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