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Many university and college students have part-time and summer jobs in order to pay for school as well as their living expenses. With a job and a paycheque comes the responsibility of filing an income tax return. If you’re a resident of Canada for all or part of a tax year, you have to file a tax return if you either owe taxes or you think you may be entitled to a refund. MORE
Whenever I finish a chapter or a significant period in my life (such as a summer job), I like to reflect on my experience. When I first began this blog, I had zero control over my finances. Fast-forward 14 weeks, and I’ve become a spokesperson for budgeting. I’ve been diligently following my own monthly budget and even helped friends create their own budgets. MORE
One of my best friends recently went on a backpacking trip to Europe for five weeks – without a phone. She admitted that while it was hard being disconnected from everyone, overall it was liberating to not be “controlled” by her phone. Last year when I went to London, England for two weeks and my phone didn’t work, I almost died. MORE
Fun-filled summer weekends in the sunshine are what I look forward to most during my work week. Since I’m working full-time, I strive to maximize my weekends and I always plan ahead to make sure I have something to look forward to. But just because I’m keeping myself busy, it doesn’t mean I’m breaking the bank. Find out my secret to enjoying the summer without sacrificing my savings. MORE
When I was younger, my idea of budgeting was putting spare change I found under the couch cushions. Fast-forward 16 years and my relationship with money hasn’t really changed: my idea of budgeting now is monitoring my bank balance online, and I still occasionally use my piggy bank. MORE