Credit Canada Debt Solutions developed a guidebook on basic personal finances for newcomers to Canada, in partnership with the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration.
Our Guidebook Covers the Following:
The Canadian Banking System
Money Management and Budgeting
Handling and Building Credit
Financial Literacy For Newcomers
Moving to a new country is exciting, but it can also be stressful if you aren't sure how to go about managing your finances as you settle into your new home. The Newcomers and Money 101guidebook will explain how to do exactly that, from learning how to manage your bank accounts and avoid scams targeting newcomers, to how to get and understand your credit score and report. This guidebook provides a full, simple picture of how to build a strong financial foundation for you and your family's future.
About Credit Canada
Credit Canada Debt Solutions is Canada's first and longest-standing credit counselling agency that's been helping people get out of debt and achieve financial wellness for over 50 years. We have helped over 2 million people become debt-free and as a non-profit organization, Credit Canada provides:
Free debt and credit counselling
Free one-on-one professional debt help
Confidential, judgement-free advice
Free money management workshops and budgeting seminars
You can download the Newcomers and Money 101 Guidebook, which covers everything you need to know about smart money management in Canada, from how to set up a bank account to the importance of building credit.