Credit Education Week

November 10th - 14th 2014

Welcome to CEWC 2014

Credit Education Week Canada (CEWC) is now in its 8th year.  This year's theme is titled "Failure to Launch", with a focus on helping Canadians successfully launch to reach their financial goals.

CEWC continues to be part of a national effort to raise financial literacy awareness and the importance of proper credit education.  CEWC proudly supports the initiatives of Financial Literacy Month through several events across the country.

2014 Student essay contest winners

Capital One $5,000 prize winner Tiffany Lu

TD Bank $2,500 prize winner Robin Tyerman

RBC Royal Bank $2,500 prize winner Janet Chen

Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. $1,500 prize winner Kaitlyn Ferreira

Capital One $1,500 prize winner Umaseh Sivanesan

CAAMP $1,500 prize winner Jadine Krist

MNP Ltd. $1,000 prize winner Anjola Oluwole-Rotimi

Harris & Partners $1,000 prize winner Miguel Fernandez

The Oakman Group $1,000 prize winner Elise Macdonald

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Featured Speakers


Essay Contests

Grade 12 Student Essay Contest

Grade 12 students across Canada are invited to confess their contained financial calamity story by submitting their true-life handiwork to the CEWC 2014 Student Essay Contest, co-sponsored by Credit Canada Debt Solutions, Capital One, RBC, OLG, TD Bank, BMO, Visa Canada, MNP Inc., Oakman Group, Harris and Partners, CAAMP, and many others.

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Adult Essay Contest

Canadians 19 years of age and older are invited to write about "What was your biggest money mistake and how did you fix it?".  The CEWC 2014 Adult Essay Contest is sponsored by Credit Canada Debt Solutions.

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Related News

New study in support of Credit Education Week reveals while many struggle emotionally when they don’t reach their financial goals, they expect to fully recover in the long run

Toronto (October 30, 2014) - According to a new survey on personal finance, many young Canadians face delays and admit to taking an occasional wrong turn as they try to get their finances in order and reach their financial goals. But they are determined; 75 per cent take ownership for their mistakes and believe that they will fully recover from their financial setbacks.