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Financial Skills: Budgeting & Expense Planning

September 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Audience:Current Students

This webinar primarily focuses on how to create and maintain a reasonable budget given your income level. It covers the main pitfalls of improper budgeting and will show you ways to stay on track. Learn how to effectively monitor and cut costs using various free online tools and apps and how to automate your savings. Join us for this webinar brought to you by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada to learn how small changes in your daily spending can lead to major savings.

Note: This webinar is also relevant for international students & newcomers to Canada as it covers many of the basics about the different types of bank accounts available to you.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about various money-saving strategies and how to create a budget.
  • Familiarize yourself with free online resources provided by the government of Canada and others that can be used to make better financial decisions.

*Students attending the Budgeting & Expense Planning, Managing Your Debt, Boost Your Credit Score, and Introduction to Investing sessions in full will receive an official FCAC webinar participation certificate.

All graduate students and postdocs are welcome. If you are working as a TA, this session counts toward voluntary paid training hours, provided that you are working as a TA in the term when the training takes place.