Tag Archives: Back to School

“Back to school” for investors

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As kids head back to school this week, investors can also take this moment to brush up on their own investment education. Here are some tips to think about. MORE

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The Importance of Teaching Financial Literacy in Schools

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Even the kids of personal finance columnists would benefit from learning financial literacy in school. MORE

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Kids and money: Give them opportunities to goof it up

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Kids and money. Will they ever learn? Parents, most of whom have had a few financial struggles over their lifetimes, constantly fret about the money minefields out there awaiting their children. MORE

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Explaining taxes – and our civic duty – to kids

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Taxes are a fact of life in Canada and something your kids have already experienced as consumers. Have your children ever saved up to buy something and then been surprised that the amount they owed at the cash register was greater than the sticker price? MORE

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School Money Lessons Must Be Reinforced at Home

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The summer is winding down and another school year is about to begin, with the usual “reading, writing and arithmetic.” But for the second consecutive year, students in Ontario classrooms will be learning more than just numeracy and literacy – they also will be learning about money. MORE

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