November 01, 2023 to November 30, 2023

Take control of your finances and build a growth mindset for the future

We’re here to help you dream big. Get expert financial advice, money management tips and more throughout the month. We’re hosting workshops, events and other opportunities to learn about topics like budgeting, pay cheques, inflation, credit scores and financial empowerment.

Attend free Financial Literacy Month events for a chance to win up to $1,000 toward your textbooks for the winter term, courtesy of the Student Success Centre.  


Students and staff at Mac

10 things about money every first-year student should know: Financial tips for McMaster students

How to take control of your finances in first year and beyond

Tax Squad volunteers and thank-you event.

Working and paying taxes in Canada: Financial tips for international students

Working in Canada Filing taxes in Canada Need support with your taxes? We can help! McMaster offers free tax clinics...

Students and staff at Mac

Banking and credit in Canada: Financial tips for international students

Picking a bank and opening an account How credit works in Canada

Group photo of the Tax Squad

Volunteer to join the 2023 Tax Squad

Each year, Mac’s Money Centre and campus and community partners come together to support the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program...