Financial Literacy Programming

As a banking institution, your financial well-being is our top priority. 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:

  • Dollars with Sense (Grade 10) - Through a partnership with Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia, CUA delivers the Dollars with Sense program. This program teaches students about the basics of spending, methods of payment, being a smart consumer and more.
  • 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.
  • Adult Financial Wellness Program – CUA’s adult financial education program overviews budgeting, saving and spending, and credit and debt management. The presentation can be tailored to any group based on their needs and background. 
  • 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.

Participants of a credit score workshop
at Affirmative Ventures

Savvy Spending for Students presentation
at Dalhousie University


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