How to Avoid Always Being Broke

Does it often seem as if being a university student requires taking an oath of poverty? Income is limited, and expenses – well, they’re not. Ever. But despite the financial imbalance that is an entrenched part of being a university student, you can learn how to...

Why I Automate My Finances

With the strike by Canada Post last year I have been asked by a few friends (we’ll be nice and call them the “technologically-challenged” crowd) to help them automate their finances.  I myself am certainly not a computer wizard, and most definitely no one would...

Money Tips for Incoming Freshman

As exciting as it is to be a freshman at university, it’s also probably the first time that you have experienced living on your own. That can present more than a few challenges when it comes to managing money. Fantasy and reality tend to come together during freshman...

Saving Money On Gas At University

Whether you will be living on campus or commuting from home, saving money on gas can be an important part of your overall plan to manage and save money. As anyone who commutes to a job knows, gas is a major component of job related expenses. Anything you can do to...

Summer Fun on the Cheap

Summer is a season with lots of free time that needs to be filled. But if you are a student and money is tight, you’ll have to look for fun on the cheap. Fortunately, summer also means a lot of opportunities for exactly this kind of entertainment. Sometimes it’s right...