Life skills

What to pack: Tips from a globe-trotting traveller [Video- 2:40] (2012)

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Alicia Taggio is a social media specialist whose website My Life Untethered describes her travels. In this short video, she offers tips for packing for a trip.

Some of her advice deals with classic issues, like choosing luggage and maximizing space in a suitcase.

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2013-08-30

A Voter's Guide: Why should I vote in the Nova Scotia Provincial Election? (2013)

The authors explain the criteria for being able to vote in Nova Scotia, and point out that voting offers each citizen the opportunity to have a say in the running of the province.

Specific topics covered in this guide include getting on the voters’ list; what to do on election day; voting in an advance poll; and using a write-in ballot.

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2013-08-19

Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs) simply put [Video - 1:28] (2012)

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Government of Canada regulations allow people to defer a portion of their income tax bill by contributing to a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP). The income earned in the RRSP is usually exempt from tax as long as the funds remain in the plan, and is taxed when it is withdrawn after the person retires, when income is usually lower.

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2013-08-12

Payout annuities, simply put [Video - 1:25] (2012)

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This video is part of a series dealing with a variety of money-related matters. Here, the focus is on payout annuities, which allow people to convert savings into regular income payments.

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2013-08-09

Healthy living tips from a Leafs trainer [Video - 4:29] (2012)

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This video provides tips for healthy living from Anthony Belza, the head coach for strength and conditioning with the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team. He describes healthy living as requiring a “hat trick” of nutrition, exercise, and rest to achieve lasting results.

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2013-08-02

Permanent life insurance, simply put [Video - 1:08] (2012)

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All life insurance is designed to provide beneficiaries with financial security after the holder of the policy dies. This brief video explains one of the common types of insurance, a permanent life policy.

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2013-08-01

Mutual funds, simply put [Video - 2:05] (2013)

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2013-07-26

Pension Plans, simply put [Video - 2:29] (2013)

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This video is part of a series dealing with a variety of financial issues, and looks at how a company pension plan can fit into an overall strategy for retirement savings.

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2013-07-18

Financial Literacy Participant Handbook: Module 2 – Income and taxes (2011)

This document is part of a nine-module workshop, developed by the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL) to train front-line workers in community organizations to deliver financial literacy programs.

In this module, the authors present a variety of learning activities based on two scenarios. The first uses a sample pay stub to help participants learn about terms like gross income, net income, pay period, and income tax.

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2013-06-14

First Nations Financial Fitness: Your Guide for Getting Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise (2011)

Published by the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of British Columbia (AFOABC), this handbook offers information, tools, and resources to help people make informed decisions about money.

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2013-06-13

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