Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI)

Opportunities Account for Youth in Care – Final Report (2013)

This document describes a project designed to test whether teaching youth in care about money management, and providing incentives for saving, would improve their financial knowledge, skills, and behaviour. The project was undertaken by Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI), which helps low-income earners gain financial independence through asset building, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.

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2014-02-28

Financial Capability and Poverty – Discussion Paper (2004)

This discussion paper, prepared by Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) at the request of the Policy Research Initiative (PRI) of the Government of Canada, examines the research and practice of financial literacy as a complementary strategy to asset building.

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2013-06-05

Financial literacy a life skill – Melanie Buffel, Family Services of Greater Vancouver, BC [Video – 1:56] (2009)

Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI), founded in 1986, is a nonprofit organization that helps low-income earners gain economic independence through financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and asset building.

This video focuses on a facilitator who teaches money skills and has been recognized by SEDI for her commitment to financial literacy.

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2013-05-22

Saving for Independent Living: Lynne Fisher, participant of SEDI's Independent Living Accounts program [Video – 3:21] (2009)

Since 1986, Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) has helped low-income earners gain financial independence through financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and asset building.

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2013-05-14

Saving for Independent Living: Belinda Swaby, participant of SEDI's Independent Living Accounts program [Video - 2:44] (2010)

Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) is a Canadian nonprofit organization, founded in 1986, that helps low-income earners gain financial independence through financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and asset building.

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2013-05-07

Saving for Independent Living - Sean Bulloch's inspirational story [Video – 4:28] (2012)

Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) is a Canadian nonprofit organization that helps people gain financial independence through financial literacy, asset building, and entrepreneurship.

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2013-03-01

The Other "F" Word - Youth share their views on financial matters [Video - 2:17] (2008)

In this two-minute video, seven young people talk about their feelings about money and finances.

The young people come from a variety of backgrounds, from small towns and from big cities, from middle-class homes and from social housing projects. Some of the subjects simply spend whatever money they have, while others are saving for the future.

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2011-07-29

A passion for financial literacy [Video - 2:39] (2008)

This video, about two and a half minutes long, features a youth counsellor explaining how financial literacy can help young people improve their chances of finding work and achieving their dreams.

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2011-07-22

SEDI Submission to the Task Force on Financial Literacy (2010)

This document outlines a submission to the Government of Canada’s Task Force on Financial Literacy made by Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI), a charitable organization that works with community groups nationwide to help low-income people become self-sufficient through financial literacy; savings and asset building; and entrepreneurship.

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2011-06-21

Financial Literacy: Resources for People with Disabilities (2008)

The authors of this report say their research shows that Canadians with disabilities have access to only a very small supply of financial literacy resources.

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2011-05-03

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