Financial literacy

Our vision

Together we enrich lives by creating and nurturing financially empowered communities.

At G&F we believe that a financially literate community means a strong, thriving one. We focus on providing advice uniquely tailored for each member, helping them make informed decisions. Our passion lies in educating and empowering others to achieve their financial goals.

Saving for your education. Buying your first home. Managing your credit. Planning your retirement. Whatever stage of live you are at, we want to help you make educated and informed choices. Applying that knowledge empowers you and enables you to make sound financial decisions now and in the future.

Smart Money sessions Expand/Collapse

We regularly host our Smart Money sessions on a variety of financial topics such as:

  • First Time Homebuyers
  • Insurance and Living Benefits
  • First Time Investors
  • Registered Plans and Tax Savings
  • Smarter Investments

Sessions are free and open to all - you don't have to be a member to attend.


Podcasts Expand/Collapse

We also have a growing series of podcasts which touch on a variety of topics as well. If you cannot attend one of our sessions, our podcasts provide quick and straightforward tips to help you make informed financial decisions.

    Community partners Expand/Collapse

    In addition, to support and enhance financial literacy throughout the communities we serve, we also provide Financial Literacy Seminars to organizations and community groups such as:

    • S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
    • Collège Éducacentre College
    • Mosaic and ISSBC
    • South Vancouver and South Burnaby Neighbourhood Houses
    • Mt Pleasant Community Centre and Cedar Cottage 
    • Jewish Family Services 
    • Brittania School and At Risk Youth
    • Seniors Active in Living
    • The Justice Institute
    • Kitsilano and West Point Grey Community Centres

     These sessions have provided education on financial topics directly to:

    • Adults and families
    • Employees in the workplace
    • New Canadians
    • Elementary, high school and post-secondary students
    • Small & medium businesses
    • Entrepreneurs

    All seminars are interactive and are tailored to meet the specific needs of those attending the session. The content relates to current and relevant topics and are focused on sharing information and not promoting products.

    At G&F Financial Group we are inspired by our communities and the people that live in them, their hopes and dreams for the future. We believe financial literacy is critical to the prosperity and financial well-being of all Canadians and we by sharing our knowledge, we hope to help them achieve their own bright horizons and live successful lives, beyond banking.