The links on the left will take you to information you can use to improve your understanding of financial products and services, choose the credit card and bank account that are right for you, calculate mortgage payments and create a budget. There is also information on how the Agency oversees compliance by federally regulated financial entities with legislation, voluntary codes of conduct and public commitments.

Our publications will help you better understand the many different financial products and services available today. 

Tools and calculators can help you find out whether you qualify for a mortgage, work out potential mortgage payments and help you make a budget.

The “Frequently asked questions” section addresses more specific topics relating to credit cards, credit reports, mortgages, payday loans and other financial products and services.

Research, surveys, studies and reports include those on consumer awareness, attitudes and behaviours, a plain-language account of the main findings of the 2009 Canadian Financial Capability Survey and more.

Multimedia includes video financial tip-clips, success stories about people who use financial literacy to improve their lives, audio financial tips and FCAC’s photo gallery.