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The Authority encourages the quebec students to talk about personal finance

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October 24, 2018 09:30

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Thefinancial markets Authority wants to encourage the teachers and students of primary, secondary and college to learn and exchange on concepts of personal finance by organizing the third edition of the contest They were talking about money in my class !.

“The Authority wants to encourage and support teachers who have a heart to introduce students to a healthy management of their personal finances,” says Louis Morisset, president and general manager of the Authority.

Tools ready to use

Five teachers of Quebec, deserve each a prize of $ 1,000 for having used any of the tools provided by the Authority to talk about money in the classroom.

“That’s why we have listed a set of practical tools, such as calculators, training, turnkey, study guides, and simulations (stock market, developed over the years by the quebec Network for financial education, a network composed of experts in the field from community organizations or public colleges, universities and financial institutions,” adds Camille Beaudoin, director of financial education at the Authority. These tools are simple and accessible can facilitate discussions around money. “

The Authority explains that the contest is part of the implementation of the action plan of the québec Strategy on financial education, which aims to improve the financial health of Quebecers.

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