Financial Literacy Program

Financial Literacy Program

Struggling to make ends meet? Looking to improve your financial health?  Our Financial Literacy Program is free, 100% confidential and offers a variety of services including basic budgeting, income advice, referrals to programs that decrease living costs, some credit counselling and external referrals to bankruptcy and credit counselling.

Please contact our Financial Literacy Coordinator – Caroline to arrange an appointment. Interested individuals may reach out to her directly at advice@unitedwaybg.com or by phone at 519-378-4773. The service is free and completely confidential.

New Budgeting Workbook 

My Budget and My Brain PDF

First and foremost, this is all about YOU!  For everything in our lives we need to understand who we are, how we think, what our weaknesses are and what our strengths are.  This self knowledge can be applied in most things – including a budget – and gives us insight on how to move forward with confidence.

End of Life Guide for Low Income

End of Life Guide 2018 Final

The purpose of this guide is to provide factual information in regards to end of life planning for low income people. We encourage people to seek out as much free legal advice through the local Legal Clinic system as much as possible. You can find your local clinic by calling 211.

Other local resources

Resources

Turning Over Stones -April 2018 update

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Credit pressure