It’s almost time to head back to school! If you’re starting a student university or college, this may be an exciting time filled with a lot of firsts – including your first credit card. But what should you be looking for in that piece of plastic? Read on to find out!
Should college students carry credit cards? An American study finds more millennials are choosing not to have one. This seems responsible – but are they hurting their own credit histories? Read on for the 5 golden rules of student credit card use.
When it comes to picking the best credit card, mortgage or investing vehicle for your needs, do you know which lenders offer the very best? RateSupermarket.ca unveils the very best personal finance products offered to consumers in 2012 – a must have for your money management plan.
The costs of tuition are going up – and getting through post secondary school with minimal debt levels takes a certain amount of financial savvy. However, a TD survey shows that 28 per cent of students still spend the majority of their money on entertainment. Establishing smart money management before heading off to school can make all the difference between graduating debt-free or a lifetime in the red.
Everyone knows how important it is for parents to support what their children are learning in school. This means sitting with them to do homework and making sure they are keeping their grades up. But what about financial literacy? Who is responsible for teaching kids about money matters?