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How to get the latest student technology for less

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How to get the latest student technology for less

The hottest technologies for students don’t need to bust your budget. Follow these tips to get the latest and greatest tech gizmos for less. Computers and tablets – First, clarify what’s actually required; a computer, tablet or both. If you need both, consider a machine…

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How to afford to go back to school as an adult

If the thought of paying tuition as an adult is giving you heartburn, it’s time to look at the best options to afford the costs. I went back to school in my late 20s as a “mature” student. To tackle the massive costs of my…

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Five simple ways to save on back-to-school

Back-to-school shopping can get out of control. Rein it in with these five tips. According to the Huffington Post, parents of school-aged children spend an average of $650 on back-to-school supplies for their family every year. Approximately two thirds of that goes towards clothing and…

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Spending more than $1,000 on children’s activities? Think again.

When I started my career in finance in 2006, I attended an event with the author of The Wealthy Barber, David Chilton. He kicked off his financial pep talk by recounting the time he reviewed an Alberta family’s spending who claimed they were completely broke…

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The six best summer side-hustles for students

One summer job just isn’t enough anymore but there are money-making opportunities out there, from freelancing to festivals. The summertime can be a financial pressure cooker for some students as they scrounge, mooch and save for their next round of tuition payments, often due by…

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Six Ways to Get Your Scholarship Applications Across the Finish Line

Some of Canada’s largest scholarships have application deadlines by the end of May, but Canadian students aren’t bothering to apply for the money. Here are six tips to get your scholarship applications across the finish line: Know where to look: Your school’s financial aid office is a great…

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