Canadians will eventually start to make healthier decisions on their own, but it all starts by persuading their wallet before their mind.
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A retail management professor’s study has found that students spending habits have more to do with influence from their social circle than anything else.
In the Ryersonian’s first installment of Money Talk, we talk student investing, why it’s worth it and what the best investment strategies are for students.
Ryerson is offering a series of financial literacy classes to students for what organizers say is the first time. And it’s free. “If you don’t have (such) skills when you get to the outside world, if you don’t get it somewhere, you’re going to find yourself in trouble,” said Doug Furchner, collections manager at the university. Furchner is co-ordinating the […]
Some students feel they don’t have enough to start saving, while the ability to save doesn’t come naturally for others. Either way, students always seem to end the month feeling poorer than they should be. Ryerson professor Coleen Clark, who has written two university textbooks on personal finance, gives three tips on how to begin saving and actually succeed. Save […]
“Money is always going to be an issue,” says Eric Zaworski, a fourth-year Ryerson student who has learned about the value of money the old-fashioned way. This past summer, Zaworski held down three jobs: running the gamut from valet parking at a high-end steakhouse to working at Ryerson’s own Digital Media Zone. He says he’s had worse jobs and been […]