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Educating the World about Finance

Post-secondary


Print Textbooks Vs. E-Textbooks 

As a college student, you'll quickly find out just how pricy textbooks can be. Luckily for students today there is an alternative to print textbooks, and that's e-textbooks. It is, however, up to the student to decide which option works best for him/her.
   
Top 5 Degrees for 2013

When you're deciding what type of degree you want to pursue in post-secondary, you really need to take the time to think about what degree will bring the most value in the current job market. Take a look at some of the top degrees for 2013 - maybe yours is on the list.
 
Canadian Grants and Tax Credits Fund Education

Education costs seem to be continually on the rise, making it more and more important for Canadian parents to start saving for their children's education. There are some tools available for parents to get a head start on this seemingly overwhelming task.
   
The Top 3 Educational Systems in the World

After the recent recession, certain nations recovered quicker than others, which correlated to performing extremely well in the World Education Rankings. Lucky for us, Canada happens to have one of the top 3 educational systems in the world. 
   
The 6 Worst Student Loan Mistakes You Can Make

Student loan debt is increasing, and it's partly due to what you actually spend your student loan on. Student loans are meant to help you pay for important items like tuition, books and rent; however, it's easy to start spending the loan money elsewhere. Avoid making these 6 mistakes.
   
How College Lifestyles Affect Financial Success
 
As a college student, you'll be faced with a variety of expenses. How you handle these financial situations will affect your future financial success.
   
Best Part-time Jobs for College Students

Due to rising tuition costs, a lot of college students will need to find part-time jobs to get by. Finding a job that fits your schedule can be difficult, but here are some jobs that are well-suited for college students. 
   
4 Lessons from Billionaire College Entrepreneurs

Believe it or not, but many millionaires, and even billionaires, started making their money in college. Everyone's heard of Facebook, right? Well, Facebook was founded by a young college student, who is now one of the richest people in America. Here are four lessons you can learn from billionaire college entrepreneurs.
   
5 Worst Money Mistakes You Can Make in College

There's no denying it, college is often one of the best times in a young person's life. Nonetheless, money problems can start in college and lead to a lifetime of financial woes. Avoid making these money mistakes while you're in college.


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Not happy with your bank? Things to consider before you switch

Soured by problems with the bank he had been using for years, Johnny Hollick was looking for a good reason to take his money elsewhere, and a free iPad seemed like the perfect incentive.


How this 23-year-old grad tackled $53,349 in student and car loans

In the fall of 2011, shortly after finishing university, Jordann Brown realized she owed $53,349.

“My story isn’t one about spending with abandon or being irresponsible,” says the 23-year-old, who works in marketing and provides content for a mortgage rate comparison website. “I did what every millennial is told to do after high school, and that put me up to my eyeballs in debt.”



In today's hot housing market, first time buyers can't afford to get in

First-time buyers are the housing market’s pinata.

People buying a first home are essential to the real estate market. But when the federal government periodically tries to cool home sales, its go-to strategy is make it tougher for first-timers.