Many Belgians still lack sufficient knowledge about their finances today. Especially young people and women struggle with limited financial literacy. There is a strong correlation between financial knowledge, engagement, and financial issues. Febelfin and the financial sector have been actively promoting financial education for some time. By instilling financial awareness in children at a young age, the foundation for financial competence in adulthood is established. From impactful money confessions to other engaging initiatives, explore all of Febelfin's efforts below.
In response to the demand from young people for more financial information, Febelfin developed the youth-oriented website mijngeldenik.be. It's a website created by young people for young people. You can find a variety of information there about different aspects of daily financial life: how to pay, save, invest, borrow, and manage housing, among other topics.
Please note that this website is only available in Dutch and French.
Febelfin, in collaboration with ED TV, has developed free educational material about cryptocurrencies. In the 3-part soap series, we follow the story of Jack, a 17-year-old. He has a student job as a courier but wants to earn more money quickly. Jack discovers the world of cryptocurrencies but gets into trouble.
The aim is to help young people navigate through the complexities and provide them with a neutral understanding of the dos and don'ts of the cryptocurrency world. They are also presented with alternative investment options. Teachers can use the accompanying lesson plans ready-made to discuss the topic in the classroom.
This educational material is available in Dutch.