Government of New Brunswick

November - Financial Literacy Month

Financial literacy means having the knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial decisions. Below you will find resources, information, products and services to help you strengthen your financial literacy. It Pays to Know!

ESIC is partnering with the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and the Financial and Consumers Services Commission of New Brunswick (FCNB) to promote financial literacy for Canadians of all ages. Strengthening the financial well-being of Canadians is the vision of the National Strategy for Financial Literacy—Count me in, Canada.

​​Throughout November, organizations and individuals from across the country are invited to participate in events aimed to help Canadians learn how to manage their personal finances successfu​lly.

What is the theme of FLM 2019?​

This year’s theme is Take charge of your finances!


  • Encourage Canadians to take control of their finances by making a budget, having a savings and debt reduction plan, and understanding their financial rights and responsibilities.
  • Mobilize and encourage stakeholders to host events and share resources aimed at helping Canadians strengthen their financial literacy.

Throughout November, FCAC will feature weekly sub-themes. They will bring attention to the benefits of basic money management practices with more specific weekly focuses. They are:

  • Week 1 (November 3 to 9) – Start with a budget
  • Week 2 (November 10 to 16) – Set financial goals
  •  Week 3 (November 17 to 23) – Be a smart financial consumer
  •  Week 4 (November 24 to 30) – Borrow money wisely

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