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Date updated: February 7, 2020

Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) team works to promote and increase the literacy and ability of all Canadians in career development, financial, economic and enterprise.  Many seniors have questions about “Managing Your Money in Canada”.  CFEE organizes and carries out financial literacy workshops for seniors in partnership with town and smaller city mayors. Contact  1-888-570-7610 toll free…

Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada

The Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc.  can provide you with a debt management plan. Credit counselling services help you manage your finances and get out of debt. While it isn’t easy, with a little bit of help you can live a debt-free life. In addition, CCSAC provides financial education programs at the community level..

Who handles the finances in your household?

Does only one spouse or partner handle the family finances? If only one person knows about the accounts, bills, investments, and taxes, and that person becomes incapacitated, the partner now needs take over in the midst of potential tragedy. Imagine if you’re the finance and bill owner and you die. You not only leave your…

An Advance Care Planning Resource for Accessing Your Rights

The Advance Care Planning Resource aims to help you understand the laws in place in Canada to protect your right to choose the kinds of care you will receive now and in the future. This resource may also help you determine the legal requirements you need to make decisions and plan.  

Canada Pension Plan Enhancement – Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Pension Plan enhancement – Businesses, individuals and self-employed: what it means for you. From: Canada Revenue Agency On January 1, 2019, Canadians will contribute more to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). This change, known as the CPP enhancement, is designed to help increase retirement income for working Canadians and their families.

Seniors: for family and other caregivers.

Do you take care of a loved one? This is an informative website with some good information and links to federal resources about caregiving. Please note – any provincial links contain Ontario-specific information.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Services sets standards for and evaluates businesses, charities, advertisements… BBB alerts customers and businesses to unfair or illegal practices and schemes in Canada (nationally and locally). Services for NL are carried out online, by phone from Halifax through the BBB Atlantic Offices (see below). Contact by telephone Toll free: 1-877-663-2363 or by E-mail:…

Consumer Advisories and Alerts – Helps Consumers Make Informed Decisions

Consumer Advisories and Alerts webpage that provides a consolidation of information for consumers interested in bad business practices, public advisories, consumer alerts and consumer product recalls. The updated webpage is easy to navigate, giving consumers’ quick access to information to help them make informed choices and protect their health. The webpage will be reviewed and…

Seniors and Aging Division -NL

The Seniors and Aging Division works with other government departments and agencies to promote healthy aging across the lifespan. The Division acts as a centre of expertise and knowledge on aging and seniors. The main functions of the Division is are to oversee the implementation of seniors and aging initiatives and adult protection. Goals of…

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