Update, Feb. 3, 2017: The Cautious Consumerism workshops has been moved to Feb. 16 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

The Credit Counselling Society is back for the winter term with three workshops to help you boost your money management skills.

Workshop 1: Truth About Credit

When: Feb. 2. 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: Room 482, MacOdrum Library Discovery Centre

As a university student, there’s a good chance you are already using credit to help fund your studies. By attending this workshop, you will learn all about credit; from the differences between good and bad credit, how interest is calculated, and how to request and read your credit report.

Workshop 2: Cautious Consumerism

When: Feb. 16. 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Room 482, MacOdrum Library Discovery Centre

In the age of online shopping, it takes a lot to be a smart and savvy shopper, especially on a student budget. This workshop will teach you how to identify wants versus needs, ways to curb impulse spending, and how to avoid common scams and fraud.

Workshop 3: Money & Travel

When: March 2. 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Room 482, MacOdrum Library

Whether you are planning to travel to Spain or simply spend a week in Montreal, this one-hour workshop presented by the Credit Counselling Society will help you financially prepare for your trip and avoid common budget breakers while vacationing.

About the Credit Counselling Society

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The Credit Counselling Society is a non-profit service, that helps individuals and families find their best options to deal with debt and get their finances back on track.