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Testimonials

EFLS can’t promise that participating in one of its programs will make you wealthy, however participation CAN assist you in developing a healthier relationship with your personal finances as evidenced by the testimonials of our clients quoted below. “It has… Read More

About Us

“Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, Teach a man how to fish and he will eat for a lifetime”. This famous quote epitomizes EFLS’ basic philosophy when it comes to financial literacy education. As… Read More

History

Over the past number of years, there has been a staggering growth in; (A) the number of alternative banking businesses and (B) the number of firms that specialize in personal bankruptcies. These 2 emerging trends point towards the need for… Read More

BOARD & STAFF

EFLS’ excellent reputation has been built in part by its high standards for membership on its board of directors. Each of EFLS’ board and committee members are highly educated, professionally employed and strongly committed to promoting the importance of financial… Read More

Awards

Community Recognition is another element that reflects EFLS’ credibility and success as it has been nominated for and the honored recipient of a number of distinguished awards. 2010 Alberta Consumer Champion Awards The Edmonton Financial Literacy Society – Dream Catcher… Read More

ANNUAL REPORT 2011

Who we are Vision To assist in creating a revitalized economic landscape in Canada where the majority of its citizens are financially literate, financially solvent, self-reliant, and are well informed consumers making wise choices in the market place conducive to their personal… Read More

Managing Money & RESPs

Providing financial literacy courses that will help individuals to improve not only their personal money management skills, but also to recognize the benefits of opening a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP). Thanks to funding from HRSDC, from Oct. 2010 –… Read More

Volunteering

Many consider Edmonton to be the Volunteer Capital of Canada. Like most non-profits, EFLS recognizes volunteers to be a valuable resource in terms of the knowledge, skills and expertise that they can bring to the table. Volunteer opportunities at EFLS:… Read More