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6 easy ways to build your credit score—and why that matters

Rate this article and enter to winWant to buy a car? Lease an apartment? Get a mortgage for a house one day? You’ve probably heard this before, but in order to take out a...
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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what gets you excited? For centuries, we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at...
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The student guide to understanding credit

Rate this article and enter to winWe’re all pretty familiar with credit cards (at least, in theory), but what about credit scores, credit reports, and what it means to be deemed to have good...
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Financial Fitness

Give your Budget a WorkoutThe holidays are over and a new year has begun! This is your opportunity to get on track financially. There are plenty of online tools and apps to help you...
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5 tried-and-true money saving tips for students

Rate this article and enter to winGet used to hearing this one—post-secondary life is expensive. You’re either feeling the effects now (oh hey, double shifts at the library and attending lots of irrelevant events...
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Where Money Matters.

Attending university is an exciting opportunity to invest in your future. UVic Student Awards and Financial Aid staff are here to help you manage your investment wisely. In addition to offering generous scholarship, bursary...
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Happy spending: How to budget for a better you

Rate this article and enter to winDilemma: You have $40 left after your monthly restock of PB&J supplies; you want to tag along with your Bio partner for an Intro to Rock Climbing class,...
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Spend smart: 8 Steps to a budget that sticks

Rate this article and enter to winWhere does the money go? What happens to the missing socks? To one of these questions, you can finally get the answer. The post-secondary years are typically our...
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Thrifty Threads: How students dress well and spend less

Rate this article and enter to winHaving a hard time dressing without stressing about debt? Four inspired undergrads demo how it’s done.Natalie ChapmanSecond-year undergraduate majoring in Biochemistry and Commerceat Mount Allison University in Sackville, New...
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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to winWhere the money goes is a brutal mystery—unless we plan and track our spending. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 85 percent of students thought keeping a budget would...