Nudged into financial literacy


We reviewed 82 academic papers, which collectively cover over 300 research studies highlighting successes and failures of financial literacy education.  We identified six success factors and learnt that financial coaching may be a promising complement to conventional education. 


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​​Which situation best describes you?

Are you starting high school, turning 17/18, getting close to the age of majority, or living on your own? 

FinStart is a Canadian

financial literacy education platform

We co-authored an article about FinStart classroom resources in The Rapport on the Ontario History and Social Science Teachers' Association.​


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Certain things are best done at certain ages.

We're here to help you own and manage your finances.

What's new?

FinStart's Step-by-Step Toolkit offers research tables, checklists, interactive learning, games, and quizzes.  They help you build, trouble-shoot, and maintain each product and tool in your financial set-up.

Start on the left and keep going until you reach the hexagon that describes you.


These are the financial products and tools you need.

FinStart for Teachers offers high school teaching resources, including lesson plans, activities, and real-life case studies - at no cost to users.

Watch a 6-minute video, Teaching with FinStart.

​​​​​FinStart is a community. 

We rely on feedback from users,​ educators, financial institutions, and parents as we continue to build FinStart.

We responded to the call for consultative papers on financial literacy from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. 


​Click to review our submission.