Welcome to the Carleton Financial Literacy Month home page! The Government of Canada introduced November as Financial Literacy Month as a way to help Canadians increase their financial strength. We use this as an opportunity to help you build a strong financial background for your time at Carleton and beyond!

Savings with Spenny

We’ve got daily videos coming your way this year! Every weekday in November you’ll find a brand new video on our YouTube channel about personal finance (we’ve even got a Hot Ones style video coming out). Check out a sample below, and don’t forget to subscribe to our channel to never miss an upload!

Virtual Presentations

You can watch some of our past virtual presentations for FLM, including presentations done by Canadian best-selling personal finance author Rob Brown and accredited financial planner Pamela George:

Rabbits, Credit Cards and The Joneses: A Student’s Guide to Personal Finance with Rob Brown

Best-selling author Rob Brown discusses the principles of his book, including exactly what is personal finance, the habit of saving, and not keeping up with the Joneses.

Watch Rob Brown’s virtual presentation.

Budgeting for International Students 101

International students have different challenges when it comes to personal finance, so the Awards Office and International Student Services Office have teamed up to create a presentation that covers the different scholarships and employment opportunities, as well as some budgeting tips designed specifically for international students.

Watch the Budgeting for International Students 101 virtual presentation.

Women’s Financial Empowerment

Accredited Financial Counselor Pamela George will be discussing personal finance and specifically how to relates to women. She’ll be discussing how to stay out of debt and how to match your money to your values.

Watch Pamela George discuss women’s financial empowerment.

Financial Literacy Month News Posts

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Money Minis

Rob Brown, Canadian best-selling author of the personal finance book Wealthing like Rabbits, created a series of short videos covering a variety of topics from credit cards to restaurant spending. Check out a sample here:

Want to see more? Check out the whole video series on our Twitter page. And while you’re there, drop us a follow for updates on personal finance, OSAP, and virtual events!