Financial Literacy Programming

We take an active role in the area of financial literacy education to ensure that our members and community are empowered with the knowledge and tools they need to lead financially healthy lives. 

CUA delivers the following financial education programs within the community:

  • #Adulting with Junior Achievement NS #Adulting is a program dedicated to financial literacy and helps youth confidently transition to independent living.  Topics covered include: 1. Debt; 2. Credit; 3. Budgeting, Saving and Investing; 4. Finance, Price vs. Cost and Income Tax; 5. Skills Inventory; 6. Decision Making and Goal Setting.
  • Each One, Teach One - Each One, Teach One is an award-winning, financial literacy workshop series on money management topics. CUA's certified Each One, Teach One trainers deliver workshops in plain language and in accessible formats to groups as small as five and as large as 20. For more information, please visit
  • Habitat for Humanity - Through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity, CUA meets with client families to provide one-on-one counselling related to budgeting, financial planning and financial literacy.
  • Savvy Spending for Students (College and University) - CUA's Savvy Spending for Students sessions include information on budgeting, student lines of credit, the cost of credit, fraud prevention, emergency funds and preparing for life after graduation.

Participants of a credit score workshop
at Affirmative Ventures

CUA delivers an Each One, Teach One
program at the Keshen Goodman Library.


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