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Increased conversation and engagement mark fifth annual Financial Literacy Month in Canada

| Financial Consumer Agency of Canada | news releases

This year marked the 5th anniversary of November as Financial Literacy Month in Canada. #FLM2015 encouraged individuals to increase their financial skills and organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors to offer resources, host workshops and organize events to help strengthen Canadians' financial know-how.


A budget is a powerful first step to personal financial management, but most Canadians do not have one, study finds

| Financial Consumer Agency of Canada | news releases

Canada's Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney today released Managing Money and Planning for the Future: Key Findings from the 2014 Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) at the University of Toronto's Financial Literacy & Financial Well-Being Forum. The report offers insights on Canadians' knowledge, abilities and behaviours when it comes to managing money and debt wisely, as well as planning and saving for the future.


Week 4 of #FLM2015 to focus on preventing and protecting against fraud and financial abuse

| Financial Consumer Agency of Canada | news releases

Jane Rooney, Canada's Financial Literacy Leader, invites Canadians to take part in the fourth week of Financial Literacy Month (FLM) by participating in activities that focus on preventing and protecting against fraud and financial abuse. This is a critical life skill and also one of the areas of focus to strengthen Canadians' financial literacy.


Week 2 of #FLM2015 to focus on importance of managing money and debt wisely

| Financial Consumer Agency of Canada | news releases

Jane Rooney, Canada's Financial Literacy Leader, kicked off the second week of Financial Literacy Month (FLM) today at the launch of Credit Education Week, in Toronto. The Leader underscored the importance of learning how to manage credit and debt, especially for young people. Credit Education Week is a foundational part of a national effort to strengthen financial literacy. Credit Canada Debt Solutions, the not-for-profit charity that hosts Credit Education Week, is a long-time supporter of FLM.


#FLM2015: Financial Literacy Leader kicks off 5th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month

| Financial Consumer Agency of Canada | news releases

Canada's Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney today kicked off the 5th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month (FLM) by speaking to over 300 attendees at the ABLE Financial Empowerment Conference in Toronto. She also seized the opportunity to introduce two enhancements to the Canadian Financial Literacy Database, a one-stop source for Canadian resources and events.


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