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Student Side Hustles: How Freelancers Should Manage Their Money

Take it from me – money mistakes as a freelancer could really cost you. You don’t need me to tell you that the workforce is now more competitive than ever. Enrollment in Canadian universities is up 150% since 1980 and education is no lo...

PODCAST: How to Turn Your Internship Into a Full-Time Job

We sat down with Blake Glasbergen, a visual researcher at Discovery’s Daily Planet to pick his brain about how to turn your internship into a full-time job. Internships are valuable. Paid, unpaid, long term, short term. Doesn’t matter. ...

How to Make Budgeting Fun and Actually Stay on Track

Become a master of your money. If there’s one word we’re sick of hearing as students, it’s (*insert ominous dun dun dun sound effect*) ‘BUDGET.’ Ugh. We spend most of our lives working towards a degree, so the last thing we want t...

Procrastination: Is It Really THAT Bad

April 10, 2018, by Anjni Procrastination: Is It Really THAT Bad So we’re well into April now, and the Easter holidays are already half over for every UoN student out there (I’m still in classes over here, but I’ll shed a tear for you ...

3 Quick Homemade Snacks

April 9, 2018, by Susan 3 Quick Homemade Snacks I’d been eating a LOT of biscuits up until recently. So much so that I got a little tired of them and decided to mix things up and make my own snacks – there are only so many chocolate dig...

How to Avoid Becoming Financial Shark Bait When You Travel

Spain, France, and Italy? Scratch that. How about Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand? You may spend hours planning where to go when you travel, yet never spend a second thinking about your budget. If you don’t take the right steps with your ...

Don’t Apply for an Unpaid Internship. Here’s 5 Steps to Start Your Own

Taking an unpaid internship is, shall we say, controversial. To some they are a useful stepping stone to breaking into a glamorous industry, to others they are an unethical ploy to exploit a vulnerable twenty-something’s free labour. Ther...

What to Know Before You Get a Student Line of Credit

Get interested in interest. For most students, credit (lines of credit, credit cards, etc.) is the key that unlocks the doors to a post-secondary education. It might all seem a little daunting at first, but it could really pay off. This cou...

What I Wish I Knew Before I Went Into Nursing

There’s no question—nursing is a tough career. Blood. Vomit. All sorts of bodily fluids. And things you never thought you’d see in your lifetime. Nursing. It’s great isn’t it? Most people who want to go into nursing because they c...

Bank Accounts 101: Getting the Most Bang For Your Buck

You’re about to get the lowdown on everything dollars and cents. [embedded content] Bling, bling, money IS a thing. A thing we need, a thing we have, and a thing we want more of. But most of us don’t know what the heck to do with it. An...

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