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CU Money Posts
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Saving Money on Textbooks
Third year communications and film studies major Keya Shirali shares some tips on how to save money on...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Apply, Apply, Apply! To all the Scholarships
University is expensive. Luckily, there are many organizations offering scholarships to help students pay for their education. Many people think scholarships end after you start university, but this can’t be further from...
Monday, November 5, 2018
How to Budget for a Student Income
Budgeting as a student is hard, but it's not impossible, says guest blogger Desirae Odjick of Half Banked. ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
CU Money Blog: Ratehub’s Candice So – A Student’s Guide to Credit Cards
Credit cards can be incredibly useful tools for managing your finances. However, they can also do a lot of damage if you fail to use them...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
CU Money Blog: Noshin – Travelling on a Budget
CU Money blogger Noshin takes a look at how to save money on...
Friday, November 17, 2017
CU Money Blog: Noshin – Broke Student’s Guide to TFSAs
If you have a savings account set up already, it might be time to take the next step and open up a...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
CU Money Blog: Noshin – EveryDollar Budgeting App Review
Noshin takes a look at the popular budgeting app, EveryDollar, to see it how stacks up against Mint and Money Lover....
Friday, April 21, 2017
CU Money Blog: Noshin – How to Save Money on Groceries
A step-by-step guide on how to save money on groceries from my own experience as a student living on their...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
CU Money Blog: Noshin – Honey Is a Powerful Browser Extension That Makes It Easy to Save Money Online
Honey is a web browser plugin that automatically tests discount codes right before you check...
Friday, January 27, 2017
CU Money Blog: Noshin – How to Save Money When Buying Textbooks
Buying your textbooks from the right places to save money is important, so you can continue to follow along with your studies and not break your...