Tag: Financial Literacy

  • Financial Literacy and Retirement

    The phone rings; the man on the receiver tells you that you’ve won a trip. Do you believe him? Hopefully you don’t. Charities after charities call to request donations, who do you give to? Your son is in need of money to pay debts; can you afford to pay his debts? You like having your weekly house cleaner and yard-maintenance company take care of these chores; can you still afford these expenses?

  • Financial Literacy for Personal and Business

    The last couple posts and a couple more FACETS Business Solutions focuses on financial stability, or the lack thereof, of British Columbians. With the world experiencing and trying to recover from an economic downturn, we zero in on how individuals are dealing with their own finances.

  • Financial Literacy and Occupy Vancouver

    It’s sad news to see Occupy Vancouver set up a tent city right in the middle of downtownVancouver. We understand that they are feeling the pinch of the world’s financial state and most likely the hardship of their own financial status. Many of them are homeless; some of them are unemployed, some are young and without much experience, and some are very poor and don’t know how to help their own situation. Since we are a business and financial services company, we feel that being educated about your finances helps empower good decisions.

  • November is Financial Literacy Month!

    Being able to make good financial decisions keeps us fed, clothed, and housed. Without this knowledge, we will be out on the street, and our businesses will fail – nobody wants to be homeless or in debt. Coming from a business services point of view, we’re excited about the educational workshops such as the online interactive tool to learn about mortgages at www.mortgageconsumer.ca, put on by the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP).