Financial Education

Personal Finance: I’m in Charge—An educational program for young adults
This course allows young adults to develop their financial independence and learn about saving, consuming, credit and even more.

Autorité des marchés financiers
A range of references are available on the Autorité des marchés financiers website to obtain information on different financial aspects of life.

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Tools to plan different life events such as post-secondary education. Information on tax deductions and tax credits for students.

Your Financial Institution
Your financial institution may have its own financial education program. Do not hesitate to consult these experts, they are there for you!

Website of the Autorité des marchés financiers. Many tools are available such as a credit card repayment calculator. Tips and hints are offered according to the intended goal.

Consommer sans illusion (French only)
Website of the Association coopérative d’économie familiale de l’Estrie. Contains advice and references for different life events (renting your first apartment, buying a car, etc.). Tips to learn how to shop smart!

Get Smarter About
Website of the Ontario Securities Commission. It provides several calculators and tools to plan your budget wisely. The website has an interesting section on debt management.

Tout bien calculé.ca (French only)
The “Jeunes consommateurs” section is interesting, offering tips on several aspects of a student’s financial life. Explains in detail the different types of credit, along with their pros and cons.

Option consommateurs
A non-profit organization that discusses credit, various student expenses, e-commerce, the impact of advertising on our consumption patterns, protection of our privacy, and commercial business practices.