Corrections Canada along with students from the Community and Justice Services, Behavioural Technology, and Behavioural Psychology programs joined with the Enactus SLC team's Manage Your Money project in November 2015 to deliver the program to outgoing inmates.
Manage Your Money is a financial literacy program that was developed to teach financial fundamentals such as banking and borrowing techniques, budgeting, taxes and more. This program presented in November at the National Conference for Financial Literacy held by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). Manage Your Money’s successful track record lead to it being added to the Canadian Financial Literacy Database.
“This is a great example of the collaboration that we are striving for as part of the National Strategy for Financial Literacy, Count me in, Canada. Such initiatives are key to increasing Canadians’ knowledge, skills and confidence in making informed financial decisions.”, said Jane Rooney the Financial Literacy Leader of Canada.