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CDIC works with influencers to help Canadians understand who we are and how we protect deposits. In partnership with CDIC, these influencers provide easy-to-understand, relatable and relevant information about our coverage. If you’re wanting to know how we protect your hard-earned savings, these articles are a great place to start.

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  • Have you ever considered how your relationship with money can affect your health and wellness? DIY Passion - A Lifestyle Blog by Erin Trafford did! Read her story – maybe you can relate.
  • Having kids can add to a parent's financial worries, but when your child has special needs, these concerns can be even greater, from A Parent’s Perspective.
  • Tales of a Ranting Ginger explains exactly what CDIC is, why it was created and how it works to help everyday Canadians and their families.
  • Teaching kids about money can be tricky, but amotherworld has some great tips. Read how she explains CDIC deposit insurance to her kids.
  • A Boy & His Mom talks about the added financial worries that stem from being a single-income family and how CDIC protection helps her understand the safety of her savings.
  • Young & Thrifty explains what happens when a Canadian financial institution fails, and how CDIC has been protecting depositors since 1967.
  • Jordann at My Alternate Life talks about how CDIC gives her the confidence to switch banks, and explains how to find out if your bank is a CDIC member.
  • Emmett’s ABCs knows that a new baby is a good opportunity to look at your family finances and check your CDIC coverage.
  • MontrealMom.com on 8 things to know about CDIC when you’re managing your family’s finances.
  • Je Suis Une Maman talks about 5 facts you may not know about CDIC (article in French only).
  • Money After Graduation’s Bridget Casey talks about setting up an RESP for her daughter and how CDIC protects her deposits.
  • Money We Have lists 6 things Canadians should know about CDIC deposit insurance.
  • Thrifty Mommas Tips outlines how Canadians can check if their RESPs are protected by CDIC deposit insurance.
  • Mr. Canadian Budget Binder plans how to protect the money he has saved, and provides detailed information on how to keep your savings safe.
  • Boomer to Boomer Online is a helpful resource for baby boomers. Here, information has been made available regarding how deposit insurance can factor into retirement planning. With a strong plan in place, retirees can feel secure that their savings at the bank are safe and protected.

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