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An Investment in Your Future

We've all grown up hearing the expression "you can't judge a book by its cover." It's a great philosophy to live by for encountering new people and potential friends. However, now that you're trying to enter the competitive workforce, you may have to take on a different approach if you're going to land that dream job, an approach best summed up in the old adage "you never get a second chance to ... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Announcing the TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Outstanding Community Leadership

Deciding on the school of your choice takes a lot of planning. Sending applications, arranging transcripts - not to mention getting the grades for the program you're after. But certain students tackle more than just the standard challenges of high school. Whether serving as mentors, helping the needy or lobbying governments, they make a dedicated effort to solve problems in their communities. TD C... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Big Savings

You have to save for school or a big trip to Europe. But your friends are going shopping and you can't resist that new jacket, and that MP3 player and a DVD would be amazing… by the end of the day, you're tapped out. What you need is a plan for turning your high interest in mall binges into high interest savings. The old adage about hiding money under the mattress is not the way a savvy saver ... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Budget Cents: Get Paid to Play

The only way to get a university scholarship is to excel at math and science, right? Right? Not so fast, as hitting home runs can potentially be just as useful as hitting the books. While conventional wisdom says that academic success leads to postsecondary scholarships, athletics can actually be a great way of securing financial aid for your university experience. Whether it's hockey, footbal... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Credit 101

What is credit? Credit is not always an easy concept to grasp. Companies give you access to money based on factors such as how much money you earn, how much you have (savings or personal properties like cars) and your credit rating (how well you have handled your past or current credit). Credit lets you buy today but pay tomorrow. Companies charge for this service in the form of interest since ... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Get Your Own Place

Everyone in high school dreams about getting his or her own place. Being free to do almost anything at anytime, will be balanced with the added responsibility of supporting yourself. There are a lot of hidden costs involved in moving out and setting up a livable apartment, even with the help of a roommate. Plan for the big step between living at home and making a home now, and moving out will be ... > [more] Canadian Article Search

I’ll Order the Debt-Combo

I paid for school with student loans and now I regret it. My debt is huge, and the paperwork is easy to mess up on. That’s why so many people tell you to save your money and apply for scholarships. They’re not just nagging you. But most of us aren’t going to win enough scholarships, and minimum wage sure won’t give you a big bank account. For many of us, student loans are the only way to pay f... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Preparing Your Budget

Wondering why you’re always broke? Learning how to budget can show you where your cash is going, and help you get the most out of your hard-earned money! BROKE OR BUDGET Don't be intimidated by the "B" word. It's simply an organized way of managing your money. It can be as simple or as complicated as you want. It gives you an overall picture of where your money is coming from, when it... > [more] Canadian Article Search

That's Mine, This is Yours

You come home from a long day at school and head to the kitchen to grab a glass of milk. You pull the carton out of the fridge and pour out two measly drops. Great. It was your roommate's turn to buy groceries. Shaking your head, you check the mail. A red "FINAL NOTICE" stamp screams at you from the electric bill. In disbelief, you pick up the phone to call and report the mix-up but the line is de... > [more] Canadian Article Search

The Card Collection - Give Me A Little Credit!

If you're like most new high school grads, you have probably never owned a credit card. You may have wanted one - ever had to borrow mom's card to buy concert tickets over the net? - but you just weren't eligible. Until now. Credit cards are one of the most convenient forms of credit available. Once you are approved, the bank issues you a card that allows you to make purchases up to a pre-det... > [more] Canadian Article Search
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