Financial Wellness


Understand and manage money in ways that provide security, confidence and options to support work, personal commitments and interests now and in the future.

Money can be a cause of stress for many people, regardless of age. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out in your career or close to retirement, financial stress can have a direct impact on your physical and mental well-being.

Did you know that:


of Canadians say they lose sleep because of financial worries1


of Canadians aged 35-44 found it difficult to meet their financial needs in the previous 12 months2


say it would be difficult to meet their financial obligations if their pay is late1

Financial Wellness

The term “financial wellness” includes three different elements of an your financial situation and your attitudes towards it

Financial health

Relating to your financial resources and ability to cover your financial obligations (rent, mortgage, loans, food, retirement, etc.)

Financial well-being

Your attitudes and confidence about your financial situation, and ability to manage it over the short-and long-term.


Financial literacy

The knowledge and skills needed to make responsible financial decisions, and the ability to apply it to everyday life.

We are here to help

We want to help make financial decisions less overwhelming and help you learn about your financial health, financial literacy and to improve your overall financial well-being.

Click on the image below that best represents where you are in your career to learn about common topics others are focusing on during that stage of their career.

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Financial wellness events



Employee and Family Assistance Program

USask's Employee and Family Assistance Program financial experts can talk to you by phone about money concerns and give you information and resources on many topics, such as budgeting, getting out of debt and saving.

Sun Life Financial

If you are eligible for benefits you will have access to the Sun Life Financial website which has a wealth of information regarding financial planning and investments.

Government of Canada

The Government of Canada provides information on managing your money, debt and investments, planning for retirement and protecting yourself from consumer fraud.

Foundations Learning and Skills Saskatchewan

Offer financial literacy workshops for everyday people. Workshops focus on budgeting, banking, credit and debt management, asset building, and spending habits.

Other Resources


Health and Wellness Disclaimer: The wellness information on this website is provided as information only and should not serve as a substitute for consultation from qualified financial professionals.

Some information on this page was taken from the Employee Family Assistance Program's online resources.