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Money Matters: Take charge!

Are you between 15 and 19 years of age? Then this project is for you!

Money Matters: Take Charge! aims to study financial literacy of young Quebecers aged 15 to 19 and to shed light on their relationship with money. Personally, The project aims to provide you with a better understanding of the fundamental principles of personal finance and help you think about and plan for your financial future.

What makes the project different? As a participant, you will receive personalized feedback based on your answers that will show the “financial path” you have taken thus far and point you in the best direction to achieve your financial goals.

Join in the extensive online survey that will take place to mark Financial Literacy Month!

The next coming survey will take place from November 1st to 30th, 2024.

Let’s go!

To participate in Money Matters: Take Charge!, just click on the red button I want to take part in the project. It’s that simple! We hope you join in!

Why take part?

  • Boost your knowledge of personal finance
  • Better plan your financial future
  • Receive personalized feedback and recommendations
  • Enter a draw for one of the participation prizes (Rules for the draw)

How to participate?

  • Online questionnaire
  • No preparation required
  • Video clips to watch as you go
  • About 35 minutes to fill out the questionnaire

High schools and colleges:
Want to participate?

We are glad you join in!

No preparation is required on the part of either students or teachers. Participating schools are free to determine the best way to collaborate and offer students the opportunity to take part in the project. In a financial education or math course? The choice is yours!

Student participation is voluntary. Using a computer, tablet, or cell phone, they will need one hour to complete all and all (read instructions, give consent, answer the questions, view the video clips and read feedback).

You can access the project questionnaire by simply clicking on the red button I want to take part in the project.

The next coming survey will take place from November 1st to 30, 2024

Ten video clips
to watch again and again

Need help with financial terms?
Consult the glossary


Principal investigator

Marie-Claude Beaulieu, PhD
Chairholder, Chaire RBC en innovations financières
Full Professor of finance
Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Faculty of Business Administration (FSA ULaval)
Université Laval

Criticisms or complaints?

If you have any criticisms or problems with the study, please contact:

Office of the Université Laval Ombudsman
Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins, Suite 3320
2325 rue de l’Université
Université Laval, Québec, Québec G1V 0A6

Ethics Review

Learn more about data security and confidentiality

A Université Laval approved project
Money Matters: Take Charge! has been approved for 2024 by Université Laval’s Ethics Committee, CÉRUL (Comité d’éthique à la recherche de l’Université Laval), under approval number 2021-380 R-2 / 05-01-2024. The project database management framework is identified in 2024 by number 2021-481 CG R-2/ 09-01-2024.

All surveys conducted under this study will be submitted to CÉRUL for prior approval.

Project Partner

Chaire RBC en innovations financières


The Chaire RBC en innovations financières thanks >