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
The term “financial wellness” includes three different elements of an your financial situation and your attitudes towards it:
Relating to your financial resources and ability to cover your financial obligations (rent, mortgage, loans, food, retirement, etc.)
Your attitudes and confidence about your financial situation, and ability to manage it over the short-and long-term.
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.
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.
Some information on this page was taken from the Employee Family Assistance Program's online resources.