Desjardins Financial and Cooperative Education

The Desjardins Financial and Cooperative Education channel is the ideal tool to help your students manage their very first dollars. Both entertaining and enriching, it allows you to guide them as they learn about saving through videos and class activities. To find out more or get helpful tips, visit desjardins.com/youth.

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Desjardins Vignettes Credit score

You have a thousand projects but you don't have the money to achieve them. That's okay, you tell yourself… You can simply use a credit card! Did you know that how you spend your money today has an impact on your future purchases such as a car, a house, etc.? The way you manage your money is a key factor ...
  • 2014
  • 00:01:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/07/2014

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Desjardins Vignettes Debit card

Do you have a debit card and find it simple to use? Everything is just fine? Well, that's great! But have you already withdrawn money from an ATM and had to pay fees as a result? Or maybe you didn't even notice because you find it difficult to keep track of your expenses? Find out with Alexis what you can ...
  • 2014
  • 00:01:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/07/2014

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Desjardins Vignettes The origins of money

Did you know that if you had lived in 687 BC, you could have paid for goods with salt, iron or your pet Rufus? That the very first coins were made of gold and silver? And that only the most wealthy had access to the first banks? To learn all about the origins of money and how it evolved, accompany ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2014

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Desjardins Vignettes How to make a budget

Do you have a project you want to do? Or something you would like to buy yourself? Learn with Christian how to calculate your expenses and revenue to balance the two sides and save. But first of all, you must establish a savings goal! It's so simple to save when you have the tools! Now's the time to get started!
  • 2014
  • 00:01:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/06/2014

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Desjardins Vignettes Payment methods

What's the difference between cash, debit card and credit card payments?
  • 2014
  • 00:01:50
  • General
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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  • Discussing issues related to credit (ages 10 to 11)

  • Learning about payment methods (ages 10 to 11)

Desjardins Vignettes Protecting your identity

It's very important to protect personal information such as your name, address, email address and password, as they can be used to identify you.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:17
  • General
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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  • Making your child aware of the importance of protecting personal information (ages 6 to 7)

Desjardins Vignettes Where does money come from?

The flow of money is a cycle in which everyone plays a role.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:38
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  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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  • Learning how money circulates (ages 10 to 11)

Desjardins Vignettes Savings

Savings is money you put aside after all expenses are paid. It can be used to pay for things you dream about, like a comic book.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:35
  • General
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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  • Saving for a future project (ages 8 to 9)

Desjardins Vignettes Supply and demand

Factors that influence the prices of consumer goods.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:21
  • General
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Desjardins Vignettes What is a cooperative?

What is cooperation? It's working as a team and joining forces to accomplish more.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:45
  • General
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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Teacher Guide(s)

  • Gaining cooperative experience (All ages)