Life Stages

Regardless of what stage you are in your life, having the tools and resources you need to make informed financial decisions will help build a solid foundation for financial success. The life stages section will help you navigate the rough patches and avoid the financial pitfalls and scams that may threaten your financial success.

What Life Stage are you in?

Going to college or university, moving out on your own, getting a job? These are major life events that can be overwhelming and stressful. Being able to successfully manage your money is a vital skill that will help you follow your goals and make them a reality.

From living longer than their spouse to taking time off from work to care for children or aging parents, there are a number of unique factors women should consider that could have a significant impact on their financial health.

Family Finances

Besides your own financial needs, are you also responsible for the care and support of dependent children and elderly family members? Learn more about providing a more secure financial future for you and your family.

Money and Relationships

Having an open and honest financial conversation with your partner is important. Use these resources to identify the role money plays in your life, what your values are, and learn how to have a conversation with your partner to make life more harmonious.

Dealing with Debt


Visit our resources on dealing with debt to learn about your rights and responsibilities, the true cost of borrowing,  and everything else you need to know before signing on the dotted line.

Buying or Renting your Home

Do you own a house, a condominium and or rent as a tenant? Our resources can help protect where ever you call home in case of theft, loss or damage.

Protecting your Retirement

Are you concerned about having enough money for your retirement? That could make you a prime target for investment fraud. Learn more on what to look for and how to protect your investments.

Estate Planning is an important life event for you and your family. Learn more about protecting your finances, wills and trusts, and more.

We all become more dependent on others as we age, making us more vulnerable to potential financial abuse. We encourage all New Brunswickers to value and protect our seniors.

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