Budgets

Handbook: Making a Budget – Learn what you need to know quickly (2011)

This handbook provides a straightforward guide to personal budgeting. It includes definitions of income and expenses; an explanation of the difference between needs and wants; and tips for keeping spending under control.

The authors discuss the importance of saving for the future and offer tips for making saving a priority item in a budget.

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2012-01-19

Financial Literacy Resources in Manitoba (2010)

Understanding What is Available

This presentation offers both an introduction to basic money issues and links to a variety of online resources that offer further information.

For instance, the authors begin by explaining that a budget is simply a plan for managing money in order to pay expenses and achieve financial goals. Then they provide links to online resource guides and interactive tools that people can use to set personal budgets.

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2012-01-10

Financial Literacy Week 2011: Money Mistakes with Gail Vaz-Oxlade [Video - 1:47] (2011)

Mistakes Canadians make when managing their finances

This brief video is one of a series featuring Gail Vaz-Oxlade, a financial writer and television personality, who discusses a variety of money-related issues.

In this video, she explains that the biggest money mistake is not making a plan and the first step in making a plan is figuring out where the money is going now.

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2011-11-04

Eat Right and Save Money - Revised (2009)

Thie book entitled "Eat Right and Save Money" is a plain language guide to healthy eating and includes the Cree translation. It was first published in 1996 with the Plain Language Nutrition Project and was subsequently reprinted and revised to incorporate the new Canada Food Guide.

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2007-09-14

A Literacy Practitioner's Guide to Audiographic Teleconferencing (1996)

The idea to pursue Literacy Training Through Audiographic Teleconferencing as a literacy project began in the fall of 1992. The Business Studies Department at Lakeland College in Vermilion, Alberta had begun distance delivery using this technology. My husband, Barton, was the instructor for the course being delivered. His involvement in the project initiated

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2006-05-24

Learning Tools that Work (2005)

A survey of adaptive technology in learning programs

This manual was originally developed to accompany four online training modules for literacy practitioners in Ontario as
part of a project funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, National Literacy Secretariat in 2005.

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2006-05-03

The War on Women in Alberta (1994)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1994 - Vol. 11, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses the 1994 Alberta budget, and its potential and actual impact on women and other disadvantaged groups due to budget cuts to, and the restructuring of, public education.

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2004-09-03

Voters and Vendors (2002)

A Political Science and Economics Manual

Voters and Vendors was created with hopes that it will give learners a better understanding of the direct link between political science, economics, and their lives.

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2003-02-18

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