Reduce Your Student Loans at University

As Canadians’ household debt levels continue to rise, it’s important to consider ways to reduce the total amount owed. One of these areas is student loan debt. Student loans can start a freshly minted university graduate off on the wrong foot, already in debt. Even...

Repaying Student Loans Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of our Student Loan series, part one Student Loans Jackpot and part two Applying For Student Loans should be read first before reading on. The cap and gown fit nicely, and everyone wants to shake your hand.  You go to a ceremony and listen to the same 20...

Applying For Student Loans Part 2 of 3

Applying for student loans can be a fairly trying and difficult experience, especially your first time around the block, but never fear, we are here to help you iron out the wrinkles.  Before we get into the nuts-and-bolts of filling out application forms we need to...

Student Lines of Credit

If you are set up with a bank or credit union under a student plan, then chances are you have received promotional materials for their student line of credit (SLOC). These financial tools (like most others) are useful if used properly and can really get a student...

Why You Should Take Out Student Loans

If you’re parents are like mine (pretty solidly middle-class) they raised you to have an aversion to debt. Don’t go into debt unless you absolutely have to was one of the only pieces of financial advice that was ever given to me. Now you can learn much worse...