financial literacy Archives - CARP

Financial literacy Posts

It is High Time the System Included a Legal Requirement that Advisors Act in their Clients’ Best Interest

September 30, 2015

While all Canadians are vulnerable to deceptive and biased financial advisory practices, there is ample evidence to ...

Susan Eng’s Television Interviews Providing Commentary and Context – Financial Planning For Aging Adults

March 12, 2015

Susan Eng did two television interviews last week when she was invited to give context and provide commentary on the ...

Financial Literacy Workshops

December 11, 2014

CARP recognizes that financial literacy is an essential tool in preparing individuals for transitions and surprises ...

1-800 charges linked to company accused of targeting seniors

December 1, 2014

By Rosa Marchitelli This article was published by CBC News on December 1, 2014. To see this article and other related ...

Shift towards paperless billing and direct deposit will continue to alienate some low-income persons and seniors – can Canada’s new financial literacy leader be of help?

July 15, 2014

Financial Literacy leader focuses on seniors, published July 6th, 2014 by The Toronto Star and written by Ellen ...

Retirement Savings

Financial literacy leaders target seniors in first undertaking

June 22, 2014

It’s been a long time coming. Five years ago, during the midst of the financial crisis, the federal government ...

The CARP Poll Report: Fraud Poll

April 4, 2014

Key Findings April 4th, 2014: Close to half of members have suffered fraud or know someone who has, and this ...

If the financial advisor spends more time talking about him or herself than getting to know the client, that is a warning bell.

Ask an Expert: Why consult a financial advisor?

August 23, 2013

    Editor's Note:   This marks the first installment of a three-part series outlining practical ...


March is Fraud Prevention Month

March 8, 2013

March is Fraud Prevention Month across Canada and around the world. Financial abuse and fraud is one of the most common ...

money savings

CARP at the Advocis Regulatory Affairs Symposium

November 16, 2012

November 16, 2012 - Susan Eng, CARP VP of Advocacy spoke at the Advocis Regulatory Affairs Symposium at the end of ...