A financial crisis can hit when you least expect it. Illness, accidents, job strikes and layoffs are unforeseeable events that cause financial setbacks and, in turn, extreme stress. In a perfect world, you will have saved three to six months' worth of living expenses that everyone always talks about. In the real world, you may be living from paycheque to paycheque or have only a small amount of savings.
Here's you'll find information and resources to help you better understand your financial situation and changes you can make for a brighter financial future.
Helpful Online Resources
Credit, Debt and Consumer Law (Dial-a-Law)
Personal Finance for Canadians for Dummies, by Eric Tyson and Tony Martin
The Complete Idiots Guide to Managing Your Money, by Robert and Christie Heady
Easy Money: How to Simplify your Finances and Get Want You Want Out of Life, by Liz Pulliman Weston
Rich Dad Poor Dad, by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter
Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence, by Joe Dominquez
How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out of Debt and Live Prosperously, by Gerrald Mundis