Did you know that November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada? All month long, organizations from across the country are coming together to shine a spotlight on the importance of financial literacy and share useful information, self-help tools and tips.

Here are just a few of the many things happening for Financial Literacy Month that you may find interesting:

Take a financial literacy quiz

Ever wondered how your financial literacy skills and knowledge measure up against other Canadians? Well, now you can find out! Take this short, eight-minute quiz from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (and then come back here and let us know how you scored!).

Attend a Financial Literacy Month event in your city

There are many financial-themed events happening across Canada throughout the month. Click here for an online calendar of events – you can narrow down the results by your province and city.

Join conversations on Facebook and Twitter

All month we’re sharing great financial literacy information, including information about debt collection in BC (for example, did you know you have the right to request all communications from a collection agency to be in writing only, and not by phone?). Join us on Facebook and find us on Twitter (using the #DebtRights and #FLM2014 hashtags).


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