Make sense of your finances

Littératie financière

Whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, it’s never too early (or too late) to gain enough knowledge and self-confidence to make informed and responsible financial decisions.

Taking control of your finances means:

Improving your money management



Planning your future

Outsmarting fraudsters

Where to start

CPA Financial Literacy Program

The CPA Financial Literacy Program provides clear and objective information on your finances through financial literacy workshops held across Quebec, free of charge. 

Facilitated by volunteer CPAs who are trained to share their knowledge, the sessions cover a range of topics geared to the specific needs of different audiences: 

  • Adults: healthy habits of financial management, how to teach your kids about money, planning for retirement
  • Seniors: managing finances in retirement, fraud protection for seniors
  • Newcomers: tips and secrets smart Canadians know, building wealth in Canada
  • Entrepreneurs and SMEs: top mistakes start-ups make, financial survival for entrepreneurs

About 60 minutes long (including a 15-minute question period), these workshops are sure to help you take control of your personal finances and achieve your financial goals. Find out about our free financial literacy sessions and how to host one in your workplace or community.


November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada

In November of each year, a broad range of events are organized to help the public take control of their finances. 

In Quebec, the CPA profession will participate along with many other organizations in this joint initiative. Throughout the month, the profession will partner with the Quebec Public Library Association to offer free sessions on a variety of topics, including good financial management habits, fraud protection and managing finances in retirement.

Smart tips for entrepreneurs and the public

Let CPA and born popularizer Pierre-Yves McSween take the mystery out of financial management.  

Watch the French videos >

Quebec directory of financial education tools

Guides, information packages, microsites: The Autorité des marchés financiers’ directory gives you access to a wide array of tools to help you stay focused on your financial health at all stages of life.

Access the directory >