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Parents  

 

10 ways to make sure your kids learn about money and that the lesson sticks

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Kids and money: Making sure the message hits home  

10 ways to make sure your kids learn about money and that the lesson sticks

Theme(s): Spending

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

Kids and money: Making sure the message hits home 

10 ways to make sure your kids learn about money and that the lesson sticks

Theme(s): Spending

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

 
 
 
 

 

Teach kids to spend less than they have

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Teaching kids to save with Tracy Hackett and Rob Carrick  

Teach kids to spend less than they have

Theme(s): Saving

 
 
 
 

Teaching kids to save with Tracy Hackett and Rob Carrick 

Teach kids to spend less than they have

Theme(s): Saving

Parents  

   

 

Give them opportunities to goof it up

| Parents  

Kids and money  

Give them opportunities to goof it up

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Spending

Age(s): 8, 9, 10...

Parents  

Kids and money 

Give them opportunities to goof it up

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Spending

Age(s): 8, 9, 10...

Parents  

   

 

Tips for helping your child become a saver

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Encouraging kids to save  

Tips for helping your child become a saver

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Saving

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

Encouraging kids to save 

Tips for helping your child become a saver

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Saving

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

   

 

Creating a culture of saving at home

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10 tips for saving with the family  

Creating a culture of saving at home

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Saving

Age(s): 9, 10, 11...

Parents  

10 tips for saving with the family 

Creating a culture of saving at home

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Saving

Age(s): 9, 10, 11...

Parents  

   

 

Money fundamentals for your undergrad

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5 money lessons every university student should learn  

Money fundamentals for your undergrad

Theme(s): Money basics

Age(s): 18, 19, 20...

Parents  

5 money lessons every university student should learn 

Money fundamentals for your undergrad

Theme(s): Money basics

Age(s): 18, 19, 20...

Parents  

   

 

5 steps to open a bank account

| Parents  

How to open a bank account  

5 steps to open a bank account

Theme(s): Money basics

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

How to open a bank account 

5 steps to open a bank account

Theme(s): Money basics

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

   

 

How to help your child differentiate between needs and wants

| Parents  

The wish list  

How to help your child differentiate between needs and wants

Theme(s): Planning & tracking

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

The wish list 

How to help your child differentiate between needs and wants

Theme(s): Planning & tracking

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

   

 

Delayed gratification: The marshmallow test

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Delayed gratification  

The marshmallow test

Theme(s): Saving

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

Delayed gratification 

The marshmallow test

Theme(s): Saving

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

 

Activities and games for kids from pre-school to university

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Household money activities for kids  

Activities and games for kids from pre-school to university

Theme(s): Money basics

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Parents  

Household money activities for kids 

Activities and games for kids from pre-school to university

Theme(s): Money basics

Age(s): 5, 6, 7...

Students  

 

Use this spreadsheet to create a budget

| Students  

Student budget worksheet  

Use this spreadsheet to create a budget

Theme(s): Planning & tracking

Students  

Student budget worksheet 

Use this spreadsheet to create a budget

Theme(s): Planning & tracking

 
 
 
 

 

See what it costs to attend the post-secondary institution of your choice

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University cost calculator  

See what it costs to attend the post-secondary institution of your choice

Theme(s): Planning & tracking

 
 
 
 

University cost calculator 

See what it costs to attend the post-secondary institution of your choice

Theme(s): Planning & tracking

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Investing, part 1  

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Investing, part 1  

Set financial goals, use credit wisely and learn how to manage debt

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11...

Subject(s): Business Studies, Guidance and Career Education, Social Sciences and Humanities

Teachers  

Investing, part 1 

Set financial goals, use credit wisely and learn how to manage debt

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11...

Subject(s): Business Studies, Guidance and Career Education, Social Sciences and Humanities

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

The stock market: how it works  

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The stock market: how it works  

Learn about the role of the stock market and how to make a trade

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11

Subject(s): Business Studies, Canadian and World Studies

Teachers  

The stock market: how it works 

Learn about the role of the stock market and how to make a trade

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11

Subject(s): Business Studies, Canadian and World Studies

 
 
 
 

 

Play the game and test your personal finance knowledge

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Cranial Cash Clash  

Play the game and test your personal finance knowledge

Theme(s): Investing...

 
 
 
 

Cranial Cash Clash 

Play the game and test your personal finance knowledge

Theme(s): Investing...

 
 
 
 

 

Play the game to see the consequences of good and bad financial decisions

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Dollar Decisions  

Play the game to see the consequences of good and bad financial decisions

Theme(s): Earning...

 
 
 
 

Dollar Decisions 

Play the game to see the consequences of good and bad financial decisions

Theme(s): Earning...

 
 
 

I just graduated, now what? with Jamie Golombek and Rob Carrick  

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I just graduated, now what? with Jamie Golombek and Rob Carrick  

Theme(s): Money basics

 
 
 

I just graduated, now what? with Jamie Golombek and Rob Carrick 

Theme(s): Money basics

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

All money present and account-ed for!  

| Teachers  

All money present and account-ed for!  

Learn about types of bank accounts and interest income

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Mathematics

Teachers  

All money present and account-ed for! 

Learn about types of bank accounts and interest income

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Mathematics

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Saving vs. spending  

| Teachers  

Saving vs. spending  

Investigate how time can impact saving

Grade(s): 11, 12

Subject(s): Business Studies, Canadian and World Studies, Guidance and Career Education...

Teachers  

Saving vs. spending 

Investigate how time can impact saving

Grade(s): 11, 12

Subject(s): Business Studies, Canadian and World Studies, Guidance and Career Education...

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Setting priorities  

| Teachers  

Setting priorities  

Create a plan so you can have the life you want

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11...

Subject(s): Business Studies, Guidance and Career Education, Mathematics...

Teachers  

Setting priorities 

Create a plan so you can have the life you want

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11...

Subject(s): Business Studies, Guidance and Career Education, Mathematics...

 
 
 

Financial advice from a friend  

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Financial advice from a friend  

Student competition: Honorable Mention

Theme(s): Earning...

 
 
 

Financial advice from a friend 

Student competition: Honorable Mention

Theme(s): Earning...

 
 
 

Smart saving, smart spending  

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Smart saving, smart spending  

Student competition: Honorable Mention

Theme(s): Saving...

 
 
 

Smart saving, smart spending 

Student competition: Honorable Mention

Theme(s): Saving...

 
 
 

 

Students tell us why financial literacy is important

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Student spotlight  

Students tell us why financial literacy is important

Theme(s): Earning...

 
 
 

Student spotlight 

Students tell us why financial literacy is important

Theme(s): Earning...

 
 
 
 

 

Pros and cons of having a bank account

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Do kids need a bank account? with Tracy Hackett and Rob Carrick  

Pros and cons of having a bank account

Theme(s): Saving

 
 
 
 

Do kids need a bank account? with Tracy Hackett and Rob Carrick 

Pros and cons of having a bank account

Theme(s): Saving

 
 
 

 

Get the lifestyle

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Make the most of your money  

Get the lifestyle

Theme(s): Money basics

 
 
 

Make the most of your money 

Get the lifestyle

Theme(s): Money basics

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

The big bailout  

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The big bailout  

Analyze impact of economic factors and government response

Grade(s): 12

Subject(s): Business Studies, Canadian and World Studies

Teachers  

The big bailout 

Analyze impact of economic factors and government response

Grade(s): 12

Subject(s): Business Studies, Canadian and World Studies

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Comparing simple and compound interest  

| Teachers  

Comparing simple and compound interest  

Calculate and compare interest income

Grade(s): 11

Subject(s): Mathematics

Teachers  

Comparing simple and compound interest 

Calculate and compare interest income

Grade(s): 11

Subject(s): Mathematics

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Investment risk: how much can you handle?  

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Investment risk: how much can you handle?  

Analyze the relationship between risk and reward related to investing

Grade(s): 11

Subject(s): Business Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities

Teachers  

Investment risk: how much can you handle? 

Analyze the relationship between risk and reward related to investing

Grade(s): 11

Subject(s): Business Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Forever compounding: teaching a novel study from a financial point of view  

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Forever compounding: teaching a novel study from a financial point of view  

Consider the financial needs of a fictional character.

Grade(s): 10

Subject(s): English

Teachers  

Forever compounding: teaching a novel study from a financial point of view 

Consider the financial needs of a fictional character.

Grade(s): 10

Subject(s): English

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

What's up doc? Health care in Canada  

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What's up doc? Health care in Canada  

Examine impact on society between government-sponsored and private services

Grade(s): 10

Subject(s): Canadian and World Studies

Teachers  

What's up doc? Health care in Canada 

Examine impact on society between government-sponsored and private services

Grade(s): 10

Subject(s): Canadian and World Studies

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Zero-budget band  

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Zero-budget band  

Compose and play music using non-traditional instruments

Grade(s): 9

Subject(s): The Arts

Teachers  

Zero-budget band 

Compose and play music using non-traditional instruments

Grade(s): 9

Subject(s): The Arts

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Price it right!  

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Price it right!  

Examine the 4Ps in marketing

Grade(s): 9

Subject(s): Business Studies

Teachers  

Price it right! 

Examine the 4Ps in marketing

Grade(s): 9

Subject(s): Business Studies

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Money wisdom: give me your two cents' worth  

| Teachers  

Money wisdom: give me your two cents' worth  

Assess different saving and spending strategies

Grade(s): 6

Subject(s): Language

Teachers  

Money wisdom: give me your two cents' worth 

Assess different saving and spending strategies

Grade(s): 6

Subject(s): Language

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

The Money dilemma: a comic strip  

| Teachers  

The Money dilemma: a comic strip  

Create a comic and discuss ethical options around 'found' money

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Language

Teachers  

The Money dilemma: a comic strip 

Create a comic and discuss ethical options around 'found' money

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Language

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Mathlete: the costs of playing sports  

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Mathlete: the costs of playing sports  

Calculate the cost associated with various sports and the benefits of sports

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Mathematics

Teachers  

Mathlete: the costs of playing sports 

Calculate the cost associated with various sports and the benefits of sports

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Mathematics

Teachers  

Lesson plan:  

Bank it!  

| Teachers  

Bank it!  

Play a modified game of tag to teach the concept of saving

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Health and Physical Education, Mathematics

Teachers  

Bank it! 

Play a modified game of tag to teach the concept of saving

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Health and Physical Education, Mathematics

Teachers  

Taking stock in your future: senior guide  

| Teachers  

Taking stock in your future: senior guide  

Develop an investment portfolio to meet personal goals

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11...

Age(s): 14, 15, 16...

Teachers  

Taking stock in your future: senior guide 

Develop an investment portfolio to meet personal goals

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11...

Age(s): 14, 15, 16...

Teachers  

Taking stock in your future: intermediate guide  

| Teachers  

Taking stock in your future: intermediate guide  

Develop math skills using financial literacy as a theme

Grade(s): 7, 8, 9...

Age(s): 12, 13, 14...

Teachers  

Taking stock in your future: intermediate guide 

Develop math skills using financial literacy as a theme

Grade(s): 7, 8, 9...

Age(s): 12, 13, 14...

 
 
 

 

An interactive money mentoring program from CSA

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Make it count  

An interactive money mentoring program from CSA

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Money basics...

Age(s): 9, 10, 11...

 
 
 

Make it count 

An interactive money mentoring program from CSA

Grade(s): 4, 5, 6...

Theme(s): Money basics...

Age(s): 9, 10, 11...

 
 
 

 

What's the cost of car ownership?

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Funny Money - Buying a new car  

What's the cost of car ownership?

Theme(s): Saving

 
 
 

Funny Money - Buying a new car 

What's the cost of car ownership?

Theme(s): Saving

 
 
 
 

Graduating with honours. And debt  

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Graduating with honours. And debt  

Minds on -- Graduating with honors

Theme(s): Money basics

 
 
 
 

Graduating with honours. And debt 

Minds on -- Graduating with honors

Theme(s): Money basics

 
 
 
 

 

Why is it important to save for an emergency?

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Funny Money - Saving for an emergency  

Why is it important to save for an emergency?

Theme(s): Saving

 
 
 
 

Funny Money - Saving for an emergency 

Why is it important to save for an emergency?

Theme(s): Saving

 
 
 
 

 

See how little costs can add up

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Funny Money - Tracking your spending: track-o-matic  

See how little costs can add up

Theme(s): Planning & tracking

 
 
 
 

Funny Money - Tracking your spending: track-o-matic 

See how little costs can add up

Theme(s): Planning & tracking