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Buy a car
Can you afford a car?
Owning a car is expensive. Apart from the cost of buying it, you need to be able to keep it running! Those expenses can add up.
Before buying a car, consider the alternatives
Buying a car may not be right for you, especially if you have to take out a loan and pay interest! Here are some options that could help save you money.
Get a credit card
How to access your credit report
Your credit report provides a snapshot of your financial habits. A poor credit report could be a major stumbling block when you apply for any kind of loan, a line of credit or a credit card.
Applying for a credit card on campus: Is it a good idea?
As tempting as it may be to accept an on-campus credit card offer, here are four good reasons not to accept the first offer that comes along.
Pay for my education
Student insurance billed by your university: Is it compulsory?
Student associations often negociate insurance coverage for their members. The premium automatically appears on your student fee statement for the current session. Are they necessary?
Do you have student loans to pay back?
Here are a few tips to help you prepare a repayment plan that fits your budget.
Rent my own apartment
Can I afford an apartment?
Thinking of moving out on your own? It’s important to first figure out how much it’ll actually cost, as rent isn’t the only thing you’ll have to pay.
Is tenants’ home insurance compulsory?
No, but you should get it anyway. Here’s why.
Avoid financial fraud
Social media scams: Be careful, even if someone says they’re a friend!
Here are three types of fraud often seen in social media.
You thought you were insured: Beware of insurance fraud!
Fraudsters pocket the premium and issue fake insurance policies so their victims think they're covered. Here's how you can protect yourself against this type of fraud.
Manage my finances
Prepare a budget in three easy steps
Is there something you want to do, like get a new apartment, buy a new car or further your education? Following these three easy steps can help you maintain your lifestyle and achieve your objectives.
Is opening a bank account complicated?
Bank or credit union? Banking package or transaction fees? It’s not really all that complicated. Here are the key things you need to know before opening a bank account.