I’ve got some financially smart Gen Z stuff today. Yay!
School may be out but we never stop learning, right? This week is about sharing free financial courses and resources for all the new grads, future grads, and those who live to learn something new every day.
And while personal finance may not be taught often enough in school, we can catch up starting today.
Let’s do this!
Today’s newsletter is 487 words, 2½ minutes.
10 Mostly Canadian money things worth reading this week
2.How to repair your credit By Doug Hoyes, Licensed Insolvency Trustee. Anyone, including Gen Z’s, can take this free credit repair course, even if you have good credit. It’s a step-by-step, easy-to-follow, masterclass on financial stability and the ‘How To’s’ of debt repayment. I’ve done it thrice! Watch my podcast interview with Doug for many more financial lessons.
4.McGill Personal Finance Essentials. You’ll learn about real estate, budgeting, investing, and borrowing. There’s a section on RRSPs and CPP too. Registration opens August 28th so mark your calendars. Good stuff to know for those heading back to school in September.
5.Money management lessons for life from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. A back-to-basics short video course on budgeting, investing, and financial planning.
6. Your health is your wealth.The Science of Well-being is a free course offered by Yale through Coursera. Designed to increase your happiness and build more productive habits with a little behavioural science, this popular class has over 4,450,000 enrollments!