Financial Counseling and Planning

Financial Counseling and Planning

 

  • Ontario Association of Credit Counselling Services (OACCS):  OACCS offers consumers money management, budgeting and credit use services.  This website also offers practical explanations on personal finances and debt problems.
  • Credit Canada:  Credit Canada offers free financial counselling and seminars to help put your finances and bills in order.  Credit Canada welcomes anyone who needs confidential advice about how to handle money and reduce or eliminate debt.
  • ServiceOntario:  This website provide resources and information about government services available to assist Ontarians in dealing with significant life events, such as having a baby, registering a death, managing debt, and getting ready to retire.
  • Prosper Canada:  Prosper Canada helps vulnerable Canadians access financial policies, programs, products and advice they need to build their financial wellbeing.
  • Ontario’s Ministry of Government Consumer Services:  Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services website offers an array of consumer protection resources. The Consumer Protection section of the website features information on buying and selling your home, real estate fraud, and a consumer protection toolbox.
  • GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca:  Canada’s unbiased, non-profit source for information and tools that help consumers make better decisions when investing and managing their money. Established by the Ontario Securities Commission, the province’s securities regulator, GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca helps people make effective use of financial information.
  • Personal Finance:  This website offers plain language personal financial advice. Part of the Toronto Star, Personal Finance provides daily news updates, analysis, commentary for Canadians interested in learning how to take charge of their financial affairs, blogs, trends and tips. The site also offers how-to articles and DIY tools and calculators to help readers make informed decisions.
  • Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada:  Consolidated Credit is a national charitable non-profit organization that provides debt consolidation and credit counseling services. Alongside consolidating payments, Consolidated Credit’s counselors focus on education and understanding.
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