According to the 2011 TD Canada Trust Student Finances Survey, 58% of Canada’s post-secondary students feel either anxious (34%) or stressed (24%) when they think about how they are going to pay their way through school.
With tuition costs rising, students look to various funding sources including scholarships, bursaries, paid employment, government student loans, and student-run credit unions. In addition to (or instead of) these funding options, students can consider a student line of credit.
Each year, countless students apply for government and bank loans to pay for their university or college education. Before you apply, have you given much thought to which of these two popular options is the best choice?
As the temperature rises so does the spending on social activities, which can eat away at money saved for the upcoming school year. So what can students do to help better balance their saving and spending this summer?
In response to rising tuition costs, more Ontario university students are working during the school year. Faculty and librarians suggest that this work could be hindering students’ academic progression and success. They also note concern with students’ preparedness when entering university.