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Getting a bit tight on funds? Make your money last the semester with these student budget savers PLUS this week’s finance headlines!
Living expenses can be huge in college or university. Living in a dorm or off-campus housing can cost up to $30,000 over four years! But would you consider actually buying a home for your child to live in while at school? Here’s a look at the pros and cons of creating student housing equity.
A growing skills shortage in Canada suggests students looking for higher-earning careers should turn to trade school instead of a university degree. Read on to see why the traditional education path may not lead to employment.
Deciding whether to start an RESP for your child? Not doing so means missing out on free money – tens of thousands of dollars! Here are a few of the ways your RESP earns money, and some of the most common misconceptions explained.
Talk of a minimum wage increase in Ontario has sparked a debate. While an increase in income and purchasing power is beneficial to workers and the economy, businesses warn of impending job cuts and fewer hours to cover costs.
Is it worth it to work an unpaid internship? With young adult unemployment levels hovering around 14%, new grads are resorting to any method to gain an edge in the job market. Internships can be a great way to gain much-needed experience – but can also be exploitative.
What’s the real cost of moving out of your parents’ home? RateSupermarket.ca crunched the numbers and found it was $5,397.50! No wonder new grads are choosing to live with their parents for longer, as these steep financial hurdles make it challenging to gain independence.
Why are so many new grads living with their parents? The cost of adulthood – debt, rent, and low wages, – is preventing many from making the move.
The Canadian unemployment rate increased to 7.2 per cent after losses were experienced in all sectors across the nation. How will this affect the rest of the economy, including the Canadian housing market?