The BrighterLife.ca weekly roundup of recommended reads about money, health, family, working life and retirement:
|Teaching your kids about money, wherever you live
Sun Life Philippines’ Facebook page has a nifty way to help you talk about money with your kids. Borrowed from Money as You Grow, by the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability in the U.S., this infographic shows you when it’s best to talk about things like saving, spending and investing.
Money as you grow: 20 things kids need to know to live financially smart lives
|Vacation checklist: Passport. Toothbrush. Travel insurance
If you’re taking advantage of early-bird specials to plan your winter getaway, don’t forget about travel insurance. As Sheryl Smolkin writes in moneyville, all travel insurance policies are not alike, so ask lots of questions.
15 questions to ask about travel medical insurance
|Culture Days: No jacket required
Looking for something to do with your family this weekend? For free? How about introducing your kids to some of the vibrantly accessible arts and cultural events being celebrated across the country during Culture Days?
Culture Days: Find activities near you
|Is it time to change jobs?
If you’re going to work every day because you have to, not because you want to, you might be in the wrong job, says Canadian Living, and lists 10 things you can do about it.
10 tips for making a successful career change
|Comparing retirement savings
For years, Americans and Britons have socked away twice as much tax-assisted savings as Canadians. Jonathan Chevreau of MoneySense asks an expert whether the TFSA has helped close the gap.
How does Canada compare?
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