Financial Literacy Month 2017

Financial Literacy Month 2017

Financial Literacy Month 2017

Date posted: November 2, 2017

November is Financial Literacy Month! The purpose it to strengthen the financial literacy of Canadians and empower them to:

  • Manage money and debt wisely
  • Save to the future
  • Understand their financial rights and responsibilities

Every week has a theme, and the first week’s theme is Achieve Financial Well being.

Key messages for this week are:

  • Knowledge of money basics is key to achieve financial well being
  • People who are in control of their finances have greater peace of mind and overall well being
  • Financial literacy is a critical skill at every stage of life, from childhood, to adulthood and into the retirement years

ABC Life Literacy Canada has a free financial literacy program called Money Matters and now it’s available online. The online course on Spending Plans coordinates with this week’s theme.

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