Personal Finance: I'm in Charge - An educational program for young adults

Want to take charge of your finances and make sound decisions as a consumer, a student or a young worker?

Desjardins is pleased to offer young people 16 to 25 the Personal Finance: I'm in ChargeTM educational program.

The program covers all the fundamentals in a practical way to help you develop your financial independence, such as:

  • budgeting
  • consumer choices
  • cellphones
  • school and career
  • financial services
  • and much more

The program is tailored to your reality and lifestyle, and addresses in a dynamic way topics of concern to you. The series of 2-hour classes are offered for free, in partnership with participating caisses and several local community organizations.

Why you should take the course

  • To learn how to save, how to spend and how to use credit wisely.
  • To plan your financial future with confidence.
  • To learn how to make money work for you.
  • To get equipped with the right tools needed to avoid overspending and prevent over-indebtedness.
  • To become aware of your rights and responsibilities
  • To make decisions that are right for YOU.

Revealing comments

"I learned to spot my weaknesses, to work out a budget and to trust myself. The tools I've been given will last a lifetime"
- A female participant

"I know I'm young, but if there's one thing I learned by taking the course, it's that you have to plan for your future."
- A male participant

To learn more about the Personal Finance: I'm in Charge program, contact your local Carrefour jeunesse emploi.

Carrefour jeunesse emploi Nicolet-Yamaska and MRC de Bécancour
Phone: 819-293-2592
Par courriel

Partner of the following caisses:
Caisse Desjardins de Gentilly-Lévrard
Caisse Desjardins Godefroy
Caisse Desjardins de Nicolet
Caisse populaire Desjardins de la Rivière du Chêne (Lotbinière)

Partners of Caisses Desjardins de l'Outaouais

TM Trademark of Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec