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On the Money Should you buy a home?

Kerry Taylor, financial writer on Squawkfox, talks about whether putting dollars into a home makes sense for a first-time buyer.
  • 2017
  • 00:06:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2017

On the Money Emergency Fund

An emergency fund is supposed to protect you during those "rainy days" — that is, in cases of illness, disaster, job loss or other unexpected events. Are Canadians today prepared for these kinds of financial bumps? This On the Money segment from CBC's Peter Armstrong paints a grim picture of Canadians' average savings.
  • 2016
  • 00:06:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/30/2017

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 But have you already withdrawn money from an ATM and had to pay fees as a result?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

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

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

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

Desjardins Vignettes Payment methods

What's the difference between cash, debit card and credit card payments?
  • 2014
  • 00:01:50
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Desjardins Vignettes Where does money come from?

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

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
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Desjardins Vignettes Supply and demand

Factors that influence the prices of consumer goods.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:21
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Desjardins Vignettes Advertising

Many ads make false promises. Could you recognize them?
  • 2014
  • 00:01:15
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Desjardins Vignettes Overconsumption

Carlos learns to make informed consumption choices while grocery shopping with his mother.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved A winning recipe

Charly and Max sell lemonade to collect more money.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:10
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Tick-tock, tick-tock

Charly and Max invite players to come back in a month for the second season.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:26
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved The early bird gets the… cans

Charly and Max decide to collect bottles from their neighbours in order to have a little pocket money.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:27
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved I need you!

Max encourages players to give to his cause.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Don’t give up!

Charly encourages players to give to her cause.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Rolling right along

Max thinks about what he really needs and chooses instead to make a responsible purchase: a used bike.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Taking California

Charly is happy to have saved all year so she can take a trip with her family.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:58
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Dreaming big

Max wants to buy a scooter and realizes that he will have to keep to a very tight budget in order to achieve his goal.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:40
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved Umm… I changed my mind

When Charly asks her parents for new equipment, she realizes that even though they have more money than her, they also have more expenses and can’t buy everything.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:48
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved On solid ground

Max realizes he has to be more organized when he lists the qualities of a good entrepreneur.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:44
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

Charly and Max get involved The cookie fundraiser

Charly discovers what a fundraising activity is when she has to sell chocolate to raise money for hockey.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014