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FINANCE

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The post-pandemic world has left many struggling financially and questioning what their navigational strategy should be in an environment of double digit inflation and rising interest rates.  And while no one can say for sure how long these uncertain times will last, we can take comfort in the lessons of history that show that times like these are cyclical with an eventual end. Below are some helpful resources to help you navigate this post-pandemic financial world:

Resources

Financial Empowerment, Family Services of Greater Vancouver

The Financial Empowerment program at FSGV teaches financial literacy and helps people navigate government benefits. We envision a community where people are empowered to make the most of their money

Dealing with Debt Toolkit (PDF)

This booklet provides a set of activities to help you manage your debt and provides tips on how you can reduce it. The worksheets can help you identify your money priorities, calculate what you owe and strategize how you can pay it back, even if you have a fluctuating income.

Mint App

Mint is the Canadian money management app that brings together all of your finances, from balances and budgets to credit health and financial goals. Reach your goals with personalized insights, custom budgets, spend tracking, and subscription monitoring— all for free. Easily see your monthly bills, set goals, and build stronger financial habits. (Free and paid versions)

Financial Toolkit - Government of Canada

A comprehensive learning program from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada that provides useful information and free tools to help you manage your personal finances and gain the confidence you need to make better financial decisions.

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