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The Investor Education Fund is pleased to announce the launching of its new website, GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca, designed to help Canadians make informed financial decisions. Using key life events, the Fund offers a wealth of resources offered at no cost
that will assist in development of financial skills.

Under "Education Programs" at www.getsmarteraboutmoney.ca, teachers will discover a
variety of FREE, curriculum-based classroom ready resources, such as, Taking Stock in Your Future, Let's Talk Investing, Funny Money, Toronto Star teacher kits and The Globe and Mail Online Classroom Edition.


The GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca site provides educators and students with easy-to-use online tools, including:

  • Calculators and worksheets that will help determine how long it will take to pay off credit card debt or loans, help with decisions about paying off debt vs. investing, and how to save for education, buying a home and much more
  • Videos featuring interviews by financial experts that cover topics from devising an investment plan early in one's career, to how to save when buying auto insurance and other expenses that come with increased responsibilities
  • Quizzes to test your financial know-how
  • Case studies from investing basics to retirement planning

Teachers

Professional development workshops are available to help Ontario teachers use the Investor Education Fund's resources in their classrooms. If you would like to book a workshop for the teachers in your school or board, please call Chris Allum at 416-593-2369 or email callum@investored.ca


A special "Students" section provides student activity kits and information about financial education competitions with cash prizes and online tools, including the Saving and Investment Challenge; Interactive modules to learn about saving, budgeting and investing. Click Here
or visit
www.getsmarteraboutmoney.ca.


BRING FUNNY MONEY TO YOUR SCHOOL!!

Visit www.getsmarterwithfunnymoney.ca for information about our Funny Money High School assembly for senior students and supporting resources and videos. This entertaining 'fun-ancial' program has been extremely well-received by both teachers and students across Canada.

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