What is Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month.

During Financial Literacy Month, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) engages with Canadians and works together with organizations from the private, public, and non-profit sectors to help strengthen the financial literacy of individuals and families.

Throughout the month, organizations from across the country are encouraged to host events and share resources aimed at helping Canadians understand their finances and empowering them to:

  • manage their money and debt wisely
  • save for the future
  • understand their financial rights and responsibilities

​​A complete list of financial literacy events and res​ources offered by Canadian organizations is available in the Canadian Financial Literacy Database​.​

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There are a wide variety of financial tools and calculators you can choose from.



  1. Budget Planner
  2. Financial Goal Calculator
  3. Credit Card Payment Calculator


Financial Literacy Month 2020

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Financial Literacy Month. It is also a challenging time for many Canadians who may be struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, it is important to help Canadians understand their finances.

The goal this year is to help Canadians gain financial confidence and make informed financial decisions relevant to their circumstances by equipping them with practical tips and tools.

Join the conversation on FacebookInstagram and Twitter to help raise awareness of the importance of financial literacy. Use the hashtag #FLM2020 to follow and share information on social media.​


Don’t forget to follow and use the hashtag #FLM2020 in your posts!