financial literacy reading list

What’s Financial Literacy? A reading list for every life stage

Financial Literacy is important for everyone! In our ongoing blog series about financial literacy for young adults, Laura Osborne, a young woman in her final year university, has created a reading list that has something for everyone who wants an education in managing their money. The summer of 2020 can be both boring and stressful […]

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Financial Basics for Young Adults

Financial Planning Basics for Young Adults

At Teachers Life, one of our communication goals as a financial service provider, is to also provide helpful financial tips and education for our Members – and all Canadians – including youth.  Financial literacy is important at all ages, but you could argue, most critical while you are starting your adult life and taking financial […]

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9 Insurance Terms Everyone Should Know

Financial planning can be confusing. If you’re just starting out in your career, recently got married or are currently growing your family – you know you need to review your financial plan. Sometimes the language that insurance companies (and insurance policies!) use can be overwhelming. But don’t industry terminology prevent you from getting the secure […]

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History of money and the development of insurance

The concepts behind money and insurance have been around a very long time. Bartering was the first system of trade. I’ll give you an axe if you help me hunt a mastodon. Some time in the distant past, our ancestors started using various objects as currency — things like salt, beads and shells. The point […]

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