Managing Your Money

8 common student money mistakes (and how to avoid them)

The start of the school year is an exciting time. It means giddy reunions with your friends, welcome back parties, cracking open… brand new notebooks, lugging textbooks across campus, nuking…

10 common money mistakes students make (and how to avoid them)
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Auto loans 101

So you’re in the market for a new vehicle. Maybe the car you bought when you were sixteen is on its last legs, or the kids are all grown up…

Auto Loans 101
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10 money-saving tips for back to school.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! …ok, maybe second. The jolly man in the red suit may not be making his appearance for another three months, but it’s…

Back to School Saving Tips
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Home renos on a budget.

Summer is the perfect time for a home renovation project. That paisley wallpaper in the basement is practically begging to be ripped down, and the shag carpet in your living…

Home Renos on a Budget
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Staycations 101

Ahh, summer. The time of year when the weather is consistently warm and sunny enough for sandals and shorts – for the most part, at least – and the kids…

Staycations 101
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Pay off your student loan like a pro.

Loan. The other four letter L-word. With the average student debt creeping past the $25,000 mark in 2015, and 40 percent of that coming from government student loans, you may…

How to pay off your student loans like a pro
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How to get rid of that credit card debt.

Whether it’s taking out a new mortgage for a home purchase or a lease on a new car, we all need to borrow money at times. That being said, debt…

How to get rid of that credit card debt
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Pro planning tips for a fun and stress-free vacation

As the weather warms up, so do our thoughts about jetting off to far-away places and tropical destinations. Though vacation is about fun and relaxation, you still need to pay…

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How to turn your hobby into a small business

Do you have a hobby outside of your regular 9-to-5 that you’re passionate about? Have you considered turning that hobby into a small business? Before you quit your day job…

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How to set a budget you’ll actually use.

Budgets. A word many people dread because of its association with restrictions, hassle, and headaches. But unlike your favourite hairdo from the early 90s, budgets are still in style –…

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How to turn your hobby into a small business

Do you have a hobby outside of your regular 9-to-5 that you’re passionate about? Have you considered turning that hobby into a small business? Before you quit your day job…

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Holiday shopping on a budget.

The arrival of December usually means one thing: the holidays are upon us. You may have already opened up a few doors on your advent calendar. An influx of festive…

Holiday shopping on a budget