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iSkills Workshop: Financial Literacy

A guide to accompany the January 27, 2017 workshop held for iSchool students.

Welcome!

This workshop is intended to provide a forum and resources that empower students to increase their financial literacy. 

While it will highlight five basic, simple strategies students can use to take charge of their finances, the focus of this guide is on providing information resources that students can use to develop their own skills and knowledge in this area. 

This workshop is NOT intended to:

  • offer advice on financial products or services
  • provide investment or financial advice
  • function as a substitute for professional advice, such as that provided by a Certified Financial Planner or another financial professional

Participants are encouraged to share their own experiences and recommend tools or resources.  We can all learn from one another!

A big thank-you to Maria Ruiz, GSRA for the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre and MISt student (2017), for contributing content to this guide.