Post Tagged with: "Finance"

Screen grab of "Stop Paying to Work" petition. (Courtesy RSU/change.org)

Paid internships: not a priority, says Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

After meeting with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, RSU’s vice-president education, Cormac McGee, says the ministry was honest in saying unpaid internships are not at the top of their list.

by Samantha Tapp· · News
From left to right: Anthony Garcia, Aysha Azeez, Tayyaba Sakhi, Anna Gaber, Naser Malik, Samad Nasim.

Students help Syrian refugees with financial literacy

Enactus Ryerson has committed to providing Syrian refugees with financial literacy workshops this coming March.

by Aidan Cox· · News
Money saving tips for students back from the holidays

Money saving tips for students back from the holidays

Four experts from differing financial backgrounds give some tips on how to get student finances on track.

Finance alumnus makes $1M deal on Dragons’ Den

Finance alumnus makes $1M deal on Dragons’ Den

Charith Perera was still at Ryerson when he came up with a business idea that would lead to a $1 million deal on Dragons’ Den, just two months ago.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Business, News
RyersonianTV: November 20, 2015 – Trans Remembrance Day at Ryerson, food cost increased, exclusive wind tunnel at Kerr Hall

RyersonianTV: November 20, 2015 – Trans Remembrance Day at Ryerson, food cost increased, exclusive wind tunnel at Kerr Hall

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
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
Students lose meal plan leftovers, not due to Revenue Canada’s rules

Students lose meal plan leftovers, not due to Revenue Canada’s rules

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) may not be to blame for Ryerson’s non-refundable and non-transferable meal plans after all. Ryerson’s meal plan funds are tax-free and must be used at cafeterias and coffee shops on campus within one academic year, as the university does not allow them to carry forward or be refunded. John Corallo, director of Ryerson’s business services, […]

by Deepika Shewaramani· · News, On Campus
FuckResellers.ca seeks to fight the rising price of textbooks and the trend of re-selling ebooks online. (Susana Gómez Báez / Ryersonian Staff)

Fuck Resellers: Ryerson’s illegal ebook ring seeks to skirt textbook costs

UPDATE: Less than 24 hours after this article was published, all ebooks were removed from fuckresellers.ca. According to a message on their website the creators have “packed up,” and have a final message to people reselling ebooks on Facebook: “We would also like to say FUCK YOU to all the resellers.”   A group of Ryerson students has launched a website that […]

by Susana Gomez Baez· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Anne Hung at work in her  boutique on 829 West Queen West. (Stephanie La Leggia / Ryersonian Staff)

Will West Queen West’s cool factor expire?

Locals knew West Queen West was trendy long before Vogue’s “Global Street Style Report” ranked it the second hippest neighbourhood in the world. “We’ve always known this street is cool,” said Anne Hung, a professor at Ryerson’s School of Fashion who is also a designer and the owner of Anne Hung Boutique on Queen Street West. According to Vogue’s September […]

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 […]

How do endowment funds work at Ryerson?

How do endowment funds work at Ryerson?

by Stephanie Chan· · Business, Videos
Finance Minister Sousa on Fighting Fraud and Reducing Rates

Finance Minister Sousa on Fighting Fraud and Reducing Rates

Finance Minister Charles Sousa makes an announcement about auto insurance rates at a press conference on March 4, 2014 in Toronto.

by Christina Dun· · Live Blog
Students are turning to the Internet for advice on how to fill their wallets. (Matt Oxman/ The Ryersonian)

Millennials turn to the internet for financial advice

When it comes to financial planning, there’s no shortage of advice. But the endless amount of expertise and jargon can often be overwhelming for those looking to improve their money smarts. In a 2013 survey conducted among millennials, fewer than a third said they turned to blogs and social media for investment advice. Almost two thirds said that general websites,  such […]

(Courtesy Stephanie Chan) Car Insurance tricks.

Personal finance: Lowering car insurance

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada, young people have the highest rate of traffic injury and death per capita among all age groups. Even though young people are stuck with higher insurance rates until their mid-twenties, there are some tricks that can lower insurance costs beyond the standard discounts that companies offer for driver’s training and good grades. Makes […]

by Stephanie Chan· · Arts & Life, Personal Finance
Top 5 money tips for students

Top 5 money tips for students

by Stephanie Chan· · Features