Financial Literacy for Everyone
Canada’s Peter Pig’s Money Counter

NEW Canada’s Peter Pig’s Money Counter
Learning about money is fun with Peter Pig. Kids can practice identifying, counting and saving money while learning fun facts about Canadian currency with this interactive educational game.
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Free Lesson Plans
Give your students a deeper understanding of money management with curriculum offered by Choices & Decisions: Taking charge of your financial life™.
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Financial Soccer
The new 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil game is here. Is your financial knowledge ready for a workout?
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Watch the 2014 Financial Literacy Summit
View the Summit webcast addressing the financial literacy needs of the unbanked and underbanked.
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In The News

July 1, 2015 — The Globe and Mail
What if the kids never leave? Adult children can squeeze your retirement
Christina Newberry was a “boomerang kid” before the term was even in use. That was 16 years ago, when she was 21.

June 12, 2015 — Yahoo! Finance
Why prom culture costs so much more in the U.S.
With this year's high-school grads partying across the country, it seems that Canadians are showing a little more financial restraint on the rite of passage than their American peers.

June 8, 2015 — National Post
DIY prom is the latest teen fad and, for a change, it’s one parents can get behind
Canadian teens are getting thrifty, well at least thriftier, when it comes to prom, and parents might be able to thank the growing DIY trend.

June 2, 2015 — CBC News
Prom dress prices: Canadian dressmakers kept busy by falling loonie
High school graduation ceremonies are underway this week and one Vancouver dress shop says the high U.S. Dollar has meant a lot more business for Canadian retailers.



News Archive

4 May 2015 — Huffington Post Canada
"Promposals" Costing High School Students One-Third of Entire Prom Budget

19 April 2015 — CityNews
The Corsage Project helps teens dress for prom

13 April 2014 — The Guardian
Cheers & Jeers

2 April 2015 — Globalnews.ca
Canadians plan to spend more than $500 on prom this year: survey

21 August 2014 — The Canadian Press
Tooth fairy pays premium for baby teeth in Atlantic Canada

21 August 2014 — CTVNews.ca Vancouver
The tooth hurts: B.C. kids getting smaller Tooth Fairy payouts

21 August 2014 — The Weather Network.com
Shopping for Prom: A Lesson in Spending (and Saving)

21 August 2014 — QMI Agency
Atlantic Canadian Kids Get Average of $3.65 a Tooth from Tooth Fairy

30 May 2014 — Huffington Post Canada
Shopping for Prom: A Lesson in Spending (and Saving)

18 April 2014 — Financial Post
Spending $804 on prom? How to save on grad night

12 April 2014 — Ottawa Sun
A price they’ll never forget

9 April 2014 — Canadian Reviewer
Visa Canada to help you play your kid's prom with Plan'it Prom

21 October 2013 — Adnews
Visa Canada debuts new Financial Soccer game

17 October 2013 — Profectio
Visa Rolls Out Financial Literacy Game With Some Help From Olympic Medallist Karina LeBlanc

15 October 2013 — The Morning Show
Financial Soccer challenge

29 May 2013 — boom997.com
Erica Wark – Prom Trends

21 May 2013 — Ottawa Magazine
SHOP TALK: The Prom Edition with Erica Wark

21 May 2013 — CTV Ottawa Morning Live
Visa's Plan it Prom App

17 May 2013 — Ottawa Citizen
High style on a budget

17 May 2013 — Erica Wark Fashion
Visa's Plan It Prom Hits Global Toronto

15 May 2013 — Global News
Prom Trends 2013

2 November 2012 — Yahoo! Finance Canada
Kids and money: How young is too young?

June 2012 — Business Today Egypt
Why Financial Literacy Matters

June 13, 2012 — Regina Leader Post Blog
Visa Canada launches free financial literacy video game for kids

May 1, 2012 — Toronto Star
Avengers take on (pow!) financial literacy (graaaa!) for kids

21 March 2012 — CreditCards.ca
5 fun online games that teach valuable money lessons

13 May 2010 — FrancoisCharron.com
A Free Soccer Game for Financial Literacy

May 11, 2010 – insideToronto.com
Soccer player coaches finances

May 10, 2010 – Argent
VISA, Soccer, Education and Finance

10 May 2010 — Synchro-blogue.com
Soccer for Better Money Management

May 10, 2010 – Toronto Sun
Visa launches game to improve financial education

May 10, 2010 – National Post
Visa launches FIFA soccer video game to boost financial literacy

November 23, 2009 – MetroNews.ca
Trim holiday spending

November 4, 2009 – National Post
Visa revises its financial literacy site

February 19, 2009 – Calgary Herald
Fostering Financial Literacy

February 6, 2009 – National Post
Madoff and the need to boost financial literacy: Visa enhances classroom resource