Are you interested in offering a financial literacy workshop in your post-secondary institution, community organization or workplace to help young adults achieve the skills needed to make better financial decisions?
Financial Basics is a financial workshop to help young adults learn about budgeting, saving, credit, investing, fraud prevention and financial planning. Financial Basics was developed by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada and the Investor Education Fund, in collaboration with Ellen Roseman, financial author and journalist.
The workshop materials are available in both English and French. They are available on a CD in PDF format and include the following free resources:
If you are interested in ordering workshop materials or in getting more information on the program or how to host a workshop of your own, fill in FCAC’s Financial Basics order form.
"I was very impressed by the Financial Basics Workshop I attended. The Participants Handbook is very informative and provides a lot of useful information."
Among young Canadians with student loans, almost 37% report loans of $10,000 or more and about 17% report loans of $20,000 or more.