financial literacy month

Borrow Money Wisely

It’s the final week of Financial Literacy Month! This week’s theme is Borrow money wisely. If you take on debt, don’t borrow more than you can afford and make sure you have a plan to pay it back. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has more detailed information, including tips and tools, on managing debt,… Read more

Be a Smart Financial Consumer

It’s Week 3 of Financial Literacy Month! This week’s theme is Be a smart financial consumer. The more you know and understand your financial rights and responsibilities, the easier it is to avoid costly surprises and reach your financial goals. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides more detailed information on your rights and responsibilities… Read more

Set financial goals

It’s Week 2 of Financial Literacy Month! This week’s theme is Set financial goals. To achieve some of the things you want in life, you need to set financial goals. This includes having a plan to pay off debt and building a safety net in case your financial situation changes. The Financial Consumer Agency of… Read more

Start with a Budget

It’s Week 1 of Financial Literacy Month and this week’s theme is Start with a budget. A budget is the foundation of financial well-being. It’s a simple but highly effective way to make sure you live within your means, and it allows you to take charge of your finances. Here are two infographics you can… Read more

Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month! This year’s theme is Take Charge of Your Finances. ABC Life Literacy Canada has produced a financial literacy infographic that summarizes some of the statistics about financial literacy in Canada. In addition, they have also made available: Financial Literacy Month 2019 social media guide Money Matters Workbook 1: Spending Plans… Read more

Take Control of Your Finances

The theme for this last week of Financial Literacy Month is Take control of your finances. The key messages are: It’s never too early or too late to increase your financial understanding, no matter your age or financial situation. Taking control of your finances means taking the time to stop, think, and review your financial… Read more

Know Your Financial Rights and Responsibilities

Make Informed Decisions is the theme for the third week of Financial Literacy Month. To learn more about what you should know before you make decisions about products and services with a financial institution, visit Financial rights and responsibilities from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.

Financial Literacy Month – Week 2

Have a plan to pay off your debt is the theme for the second week of Financial Literacy Month. To learn more about managing debt, credit cards, mortgages, loans, lines of credit, credit reports and more, visit Debt and borrowing from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.

Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month! This year’s theme is Invest in your financial well-being. This year, the month is divided into 5 weekly themes: Week 1: Invest in your financial well-being Week 2: Have a plan to pay off your debt Week 3: Make informed decisions Week 4: Start good habits early Week 5: Take… Read more

Teach children about money – FLM Week 4

November is Financial Literacy Month. This week’s theme is Teach children about money. The key message is that financial literacy is an essential life skill, just like reading and writing. Start teaching children about money when they’re young.   The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has information on how to teach children and teens about… Read more