Must Reads

Put these articles on your "Required Reading" list — not because you'll be quizzed on them later, but because they're filled with practical money saving tips to help you get more money and make it go farther.

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Show me the money
Date: Feb/2/2009
Want an education? Then you need money! Leave no stone unturned when you're sourcing the funding for your education.
Get "book smart"!
Date: Feb/2/2009
Maximize your savings by slashing the cost of your biggest school expense — books and supplies. Here's how.
A budget you can live with
Date: Feb/2/2009
A budget needn't be scary — it's something that can help you stay on track. Here's how to make a budget that really works.
Stop, thief!
Date: Feb/2/2009
Who do those credit thieves think they're messing with? Stop them in their tracks with these smart security strategies. Keep your money — and your credit rating — safe.
7 habits of highly successful shoppers
Date: Feb/2/2009
Enjoy the thrill of the chase as you become a seasoned bargain hunter. Start with these seven habits.
Deals, deals, everywhere
Date: Feb/2/2009
You have the power. Retailers want your money and they're willing to make shopping with them very attractive indeed. Use your (spending) power wisely!
Top 10 part-time jobs for students
Date: Feb/2/2009
The best jobs offer perks, like freebies and discounts, valuable resume experience and of course, decent money. Find out which jobs are worth jumping at.
Are you the next top entrepreneur?
Date: Feb/2/2009
Got a great business idea? Always wanted to be your own boss? Well, you can.
What's your credit personality?
Date: Feb/2/2009
When it comes to money and credit, we all have a different approach. Find your credit style and get tips for managing your money.
Moving out
Date: Feb/2/2009
There's more to leaving home than just enlisting a few friends to help you pack or loading up the car when the big day arrives. Use this checklist for a successful move.
How to stay on good terms with your credit card
Date: Feb/2/2009
You and your credit card should enjoy a long and happy life together. These credit card do's and don'ts will help ensure a happy relationship.
Frosh Finance 101
Date: Feb/2/2009
Check out this guide to the essential frosh financial tools before you start school. You'll be prepared to handle any financial situation.
The power of youth — and compounding
Date: Feb/2/2009
Like the song says, time is on your side. Especially when it comes to building up your savings. Learn how to make the most of your money.
5 ways to save $25
Date: Feb/2/2009
Like the idea of saving, but can't figure out how to get started? Here are five painless ways to save $25 a month.
See the world on someone else's dime
Date: Feb/2/2009
Why not have someone else pay for your trip? 10 ways to get you there, without emptying out your wallet.
Spring break — without breaking the bank
Date: Feb/2/2009
Planning a Reading Week escape? Keep costs down with these money-saving tips.
How to stretch your paycheque
Date: Feb/2/2009
You've finally got a regular paycheque coming in. The question is, where's it going? Maybe you can do more with it than you'd thought.
A ride of one's own: buying a car
Date: Feb/2/2009
From transit card to gas card. Can you make the transition to owning your own car? Everything you always wanted to know about car loans but were afraid to ask.
There's gotta be more than Mac and Cheese
Date: Feb/2/2009
The boxed dinner routine gets pretty tedious, pretty quickly. But being head chef doesn't have to be complicated. You can eat well on a student budget, no matter what your culinary skills.
The rules of renting
Date: Feb/2/2009
Sports have rules, dating has rules and renting a place to live has rules. Here, the guide to being a successful tenant.