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The new 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil game is here. Is your financial knowledge ready for a workout?
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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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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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Tips For Travellers

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, be on the alert for opportunities that identity thieves may try to take advantage of:

  • Receipts - Do not leave credit card receipts on the table at restaurants; sign them and hand them directly back to the server. Keep your copy of all receipts.

  • Wallets – Stolen wallets frequently lead to identity theft, so instead of carrying your wallet in your pocket or having it easily accessible in your bag, use travel pouches that are worn inside your shirt.

  • Cheques – Leave chequebooks at home in a locked safe or drawer. Chequing account takeover is one of the hardest types of financial fraud to clear up.

  • Camera phones – That tourist with a camera phone may actually be taking a shot of your credit card or driver’s license. Keep important personal information out of view from others.

  • Mail – Put your mail on postal hold whenever you travel, and arrange for mail to only be picked up by you at the post office when you return.

  • Hotels – Lock up all valuables in room or hotel safes while you are out, including laptops, passports and other documents that contain your personal identifying information. Do not leave these items with a hotel doorman to transport or hold—carry them yourself.

  • Airplanes – Do not put any items that contain your social insurance number, card numbers, or financial institution account numbers in checked luggage. Always carry that with you.

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