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Alexandria Pankratz urges incoming Ryerson students to enjoy their time in university.

Life’s too short, rack up that debt

“Standing at the finish line of my degree, I look back and see everything in a completely different light.”

by Alexandria Pankratz· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
Money in Hands. (Courtesy of 401(K) 2012 via Flickr Creative Commons)

UPDATED: The pit of student debt continues to widen

In a recent report released by Ryerson’s Board of Governors, a 2015 study found that 57 per cent of Ryerson students graduated with debt.

by Alexandria Pankratz· · News, On Campus, students
(Courtesy Dave Crosby/Creative Commons)

Canadians must make better dietary decisions

Canadians will eventually start to make healthier decisions on their own, but it all starts by persuading their wallet before their mind.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Guest Opinion, Opinion
Shoppers fill Toronto's Eaton Centre (Courtesy Creative Commons).

Ryerson professor’s study finds friends affect spending habits

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.

by Jessica Maxwell· · News
Got (some) cash? How students can and should invest their money

Got (some) cash? How students can and should invest their money

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.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Business, Money Talk, Videos
R U debt free?

R U debt free?

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 […]

Josh Kolm/Ryersonian Staff

Budgeting dollars and sense

“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 […]

by Sarah Murphy· · Features