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How Summer Camp Can Prepare Children For Adulthood

How Summer Camp Can Prepare Children For Adulthood

(NC) Sending your kids to camp is one of the best experiences you can offer them. More than just a place to play and have fun, camp encourages self-esteem and helps build lifelong friendships. Here are three reasons it helps ...

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Cool Down Summer Spending This Season

Cool Down Summer Spending This Season

By Carla Hindman Director Financial Education, Visa Canada With millions of Canadian schoolchildren starting summer vacation, cries of “I’m bored” will soon be heard across the nation. Whether you have toddlers or teenagers, keeping kids entertained can be a difficult ...

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Reining In Prom Expenses

Reining In Prom Expenses

By Carla Hindman Director Financial Education, Visa Canada If you’ve got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. On top of food, clothing and school supplies, a whole host of extracurricular activities are competing for a share ...

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Foster Some Hoop Dreams With Your Generosity

Foster Some Hoop Dreams With Your Generosity

Although Canada has long been known as a hockey nation — with formidable athletes and dedicated fans — in recent years, basketball has battled for the spotlight. Have you become a fan? If not yet, there’s a good chance you ...

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Graduating To The “Real World”

Graduating To The “Real World”

By Carla Hindman Director Financial Education, Visa Canada Anyone who’s graduated from college or university understands the relief of leaving behind years of cramming for exams and living on dorm food. With the next chapter of their lives about to ...

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4 Ways For Parents To Stop Cyberbullying

4 Ways For Parents To Stop Cyberbullying

(NC) Did you know that 42 per cent of Canadian youth have been targets of cyberbullying? A joint study by child safety organizations MediaSmarts, PrevNet, and Telus also found that 60 per cent of youth online have witnessed bullying attacks. ...

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What Every Student Needs To Do To Land A Job

What Every Student Needs To Do To Land A Job

(NC) The ultimate goal of every student is to land the job of their dreams. But for many students, the question is: “how do I get a job if I don’t have experience?” While today’s competitive job market may be ...

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The Importance Of Music Education For Youth

The Importance Of Music Education For Youth

(NC) Music can have a profound impact on the development of today’s youth. Beyond being a recreational activity, it creates opportunities for leadership, engagement, and creativity. Here are three ways music programs enhance education for children and teens. • Music builds ...

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