Financial tools

Below you’ll find a list of financial tools and literacy.

Employment & Social Development Canada (ESDC)

Interactive tools to help save, plan and pay for post-secondary education after high school

  • Education Savings Calculator
  • Parental Contribution Calculator
  • Student Financial Assistance Estimator
  • Loan Repayment Estimator
  • Repayment Assistance Estimator


Offers ways to save money and how to make smart financial choices.

Your Money (CBA)

Financial literacy resource

  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Investing
  • Borrowing
  • Your credit profile
  • Keeping your money safe

Credit Counselling Society

Offers free credit counselling, bankruptcy help & debt consolidation options.

The Red Book

Provides information & referral to community, government & social services in BC

  • Counselling, employment assistance, language classes, housing, legal assistance, recreation, addiction services, homeless shelters, youth services, resources for parents, support groups, financial assistance, advocacy and much more.

Cost of living calculator

Estimate the cost for basic necessities in different regions of B.C.

Budget worksheet

Calculate how much you will need to attend school.

Student financial assistance estimator 

Estimate the amount of student loan and grant amounts you could potentially receive.

Dates and deadlines at Douglas College

Outline of dates and deadlines for student loan/grant applications, fee payments, registration, and withdrawals.


financial Road map

 Check out our Financial Roadmap here.