Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Take charge of your finances! November 1st marks the beginning of the 9th edition of Financial Literacy Month2019-11-01 – News release
Throughout the month of November, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and organizations from across the country have activities planned in support of this year’s theme, Take Charge of Your Finances.
Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada2019-06-25 – News release
Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced the appointment of Judith Robertson as Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, effective August 19, 2019.
Services and information
The steps for making a complaint to a bank or other federally regulated financial institution.
Your rights and responsibilities when dealing with financial institutions.
Budgeting, banking, money transfers, insurance and planning your finances at different life stages.
Managing debt, credit reports, mortgages, credit cards, loans, lines of credit and more.
Savings and investment types, options, setting goals and choosing a financial advisor.
How much money you'll need, where your money will come from, budgeting and paying off student debt.
Retirement planning, public and registered pensions, RRSPs, RRIFs, retirement income calculator and more.
Tools to help you choose a bank account and credit card, including budget and mortgage calculators.
Educational materials to help students and adults increase their financial knowledge and skills.
A one-stop source for resources and events from Canadian organizations on budgeting, saving, investing and more.
Financial entity obligations, guidance, decisions, complaint information, research, and more.
Canada’s national strategy for financial literacy, the seniors’ financial literacy strategy, committees and more.
Merchants’ rights, how card payments work, choosing a service provider.
Identity theft, types of fraud, counterfeit money and other threats or scams.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act
- Bank Act
- Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Assessment of Financial Institutions Regulations
- Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Designated Violations Regulations
- Business Plan 2019-2020
- Annual Report 2017-2018
- Backgrounder: Preliminary findings from Canada’s Financial Well-Being Survey
- Backgrounder: Sustained behaviour change through financial education: A budgeting longitudinal study using mobile technology
Money Break – Coffee edition
Coffee experts share their stories about money and financial well-being.
Financial wellness in the workplace
Strategies and resources to help employers improve the financial well-being of their employees.
Take charge of your finances
Find tips and tools to help you manage your money and debt.
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