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.


Featured Speakers


Featured Events

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

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 shows top spending vices include restaurant meals, cigarettes, clothing and lottery tickets

Toronto (November 12, 2013) – Three quarters of Canadians are ready to tackle their spending vices, suggests new research released today. The study, Every Dollar Counts, was conducted by Capital One Canada and Credit Canada Debt Solutions to kick off the seventh annual Credit Education Week, taking place November 12 to 15 across Canada.

Despite 68 per cent of Canadians living on a budget, half feel they’ve lost control of personal finances.

Toronto (Oct. 30, 2013) – When it comes to taking control of your relationship with money, Canadians may want to start with other important relationships – your family and friends. The new consumer trends survey Every Dollar Counts, conducted by Credit Canada Debt Solutions and Capital One Canada for Financial Literacy Month, found Canadians’ spending habits are heavily influenced by the people around them and it’s hurting their ability to reach their personal financial goals.