Initiating budgeting behaviour among non-budgeters: FC5-47/2017E-PDF

a financial literacy pilot using mobile technology /

"This report presents the results of a pilot project that FCAC conducted through the Carrot Rewards mobile application. In delivering on its mandate to increase financial literacy among Canadians, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) delivered some of its financial education materials through the Carrot Rewards application. This app enabled FCAC to explore opportunities to expand its efforts to promote consumer awareness and increase financial literacy using mobile technology. The Carrot Rewards app offered loyalty reward points in exchange for participation in short quizzes and for reading financial education messages related to budgeting"--About this report, p. 2.

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Department/Agency Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.
Title Initiating budgeting behaviour among non-budgeters
Subtitle a financial literacy pilot using mobile technology /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Promouvoir l’établissement d’un budget chez les personnes qui n’en ont pas : projet pilote sur la littératie financière réalisé au moyen des technologies mobiles. Cover title. "Marcie McLean-McKay and Josh Leigh-Mossley, Education, Research and Policy Division, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada"--Verso of cover. "April 2017"--Verso of cover.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 32 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-08302-5
Catalogue Number
  • FC5-47/2017E-PDF
Subject Terms Personal finance, Budget planning, Educational resources