Tag Archives: Students

Kids, cash and classrooms

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Since the dawn of time, kids have been lobbing tough questions their parents’ way. Where do babies come from? Why is the sky blue? What does a certain colourful slang word mean? And the questions often come with precision timing, too: right when company is over. But this past month, parents may have noticed some new queries in the mix. MORE

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Educating the Educators to Teach Their Students About Money

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Teachers were certainly the focus of our recent workshop, A Sound Investment: Financial Literacy in Ontario Schools, where we unveiled our new integrated curriculum for grades 4 to 12 and launched the new InspireFinancialLearning.ca website. MORE

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Learning to Invest – Part 1: the Essentials to Earning

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I’ve recently graduated from school and I’m eager to start growing my money tree. However, since I’m most likely moving to South Korea at the end of August and won’t be making a lot of money, it’s important that I make smart investing decisions. MORE

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Denouement

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We’ve come to the end of the road, and while I would link you to that Boyz II Men song, I’m trying to keep the cheesiness to a minimum. The purpose of this blog was to give you guys a peek into my reality, to help you realize that most post-secondary students are alike (education = 4-8 years at the bottom of the income bracket). MORE

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Working for Money to Buy the Clothes You Work in…

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For most of us who work in a setting that requires us to dress differently than we would if we were hanging out with friends or going to school, having to buy separate clothes for work is a lot of money and can make the job itself unappealing. MORE

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