How to Avoid Credit Card Traps as a Student

There’s a certain intoxication that comes with having your first credit card. On the surface it looks like a healthy dose of financial freedom – after all, you’re able to spend money that you don’t really have. But that freedom can quickly turn into a pair of...

The Best Student Credit Cards In Canada

Some people don’t think students should have access to credit cards.  Their reasoning is that 18-year olds are not yet mature enough to understand the tool of credit, and they can get themselves in quite a lot of trouble before they learn their lesson. My thoughts...

How to Manage Student Debt

Being a student can be tough. Long days in the lecture hall, long nights in the library and weekends spent working in part time employment. On top of this, the cost of books, equipment and living expenses will likely leave you in debt. However, you can survive being a...

Is The Credit Card On Its Way Out?

Your credit cards swipes may be numbered. That’s the news from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Rogers Communication this month. The commercial bank, which is the fifth biggest one in Canada, and the largest communications provider, have ushered in the age of...