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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...

Exploring the World on a Budget

April 3, 2018, by Shweta Exploring the World on a Budget Easter is always a time to look forward to, especially when you’re at university. After all, who isn’t looking forward to a mid-semester break! I spent the past weekend gallivanti...

Ontario’s 2018 Budget: 5 Important Updates For Students

On Mar. 28, the Ontario Liberal government announced their final provincial budget before the upcoming general election on June 7. Following the announcement, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said the budget would focus on “care and opportu...

Credit 101: How it Can Help You and Hurt You

Learn how to make credit your BFF instead of your enemy. [embedded content] As students, we’re often bombarded with horror stories about the dangers of debt and (cue spooky voice) “BAD CREDIT.” Well, spoiler alert: Bad credit could cr...

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