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November is Financial Literacy Month!

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November is Financial Literacy Month and this year’s theme is: "Managing money and debt wisely: It pays to know!".

Different stages of life demand different sets of financial literacy skills, and managing money and debt will help in making responsible financial decisions.

Learn more about Financial Literacy Month and find financial literacy resources and information from Canadian organizations.

Hot Topic: Consumer Debt

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Debt can be suffocating. Sometimes half of the battle is knowing where to begin.

Six Steps to Get Out of Debt is built to help you map out a plan for taking control of and managing your debt. It provides you with key steps to take, tips and links to more information and tools that will help you along the way.

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