Incomes are up in Quebec, and McGill’s Personal Finance Essentials course can help people learn more about managing their money

Published: 3 April 2024

Widespread access to higher education is a relatively recent phenomenon. People in Quebec only started attending university in significant numbers in the 1960s. And Quebec’s highly educated...

The MPFE course helps Canadians make the most of their money

Published: 14 March 2024

The McGill Personal Finance Essentials (MPFE) course helps prepare young Canadians for life, Benjamin Croitoru tells Jessica Moorhouse on the More Money Podcast. Personal finance should be taught...

Avoiding simple mistakes can help you manage your money

Published: 19 January 2024

In a recent video interview with 24 heures, Benjamin Croitoru, Associate Professor of Finance and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs at McGill Desautels, shared valuable insights on...

McGill Personal Financial Essentials course can help Canadians understand their options at tax time

Published: 7 March 2023

Tax season is here. In Canada, the RRSP contribution deadline was March 1, and while putting money into a RRSP account can help reduce their tax bill for the year, it’s not the ideal option for...

McGill Personal Financial Essentials course helps people understand common investing mistakes

Published: 6 January 2023

Human instinct is not well-suited to making wise investments, says Prof. Benjamin Croitoru in an interview with Global News. Fear of missing out is just one example of this. Following the crowd can...

Take Charge of Your Personal Finances

Thursday, November 24, 2022 13:00to14:00

Please note this event is open to McGill employees only./desautelsCategory: Desautels Faculty of Management

It is never too early to take learn the basics of investing

Published: 6 October 2022

Everyone should have basic financial knowledge, even if they have not yet accumulated much wealth, according to Benjamin Croitoru, Finance Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at...

Personal Financial Essentials course teaches key investment concepts concisely

Published: 28 September 2022

Personal finances should be important to everyone, and over the past three years, more than 200,000 people have signed up for McGill’s free Personal Financial Essentials online course. Desautels’...

Financial Literacy in Canada: Insights from Teaching and Research

Published: 11 June 2021

McGill Personal Finance Essentials Director and Desautels Associate Professor Benjamin Croitoru recently sat down with Pierre-Carl Michaud, Director of HEC Montreal’s Retirement and Savings...


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