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Financial Aid for Canadians Looking to Study Abroad in the USA

Financial Aid for Canadians Looking to Study Abroad in the USA

While Canada has a fantastic higher education system, many Canadian students may choose to go to the United States to attend college. Of course, American colleges and universities can be prohibitively expensive, making it difficult to finance a college degree in the U.S. With tuition costing as much as $40,000 per year at some private…

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Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) Canada | Everything you need to know

In recent years, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Registered Education Savings Plan which is more commonly known as RESP. I suppose I shouldn’t be that surprised that many of my peers are interested in the RESP rules since they’ve just had children. Heck, one of the first things I did when…

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chatr Secured Mastercard Review

chatr Secured Mastercard Review

Rogers Bank has just launched the chatr Secured Mastercard which is clearly aimed at new or young Canadians looking to build their credit. Although secured credit cards aren’t nearly as popular as travel or cash back cards, they serve a specific purpose as they’re meant to help you build or rebuild your credit score. What…

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The Best Student Credit Cards in Canada

As weird as it sounds, one of the first things you should do when you go to college or university is to apply for one of the best student credit cards in Canada. This is important because it’ll allow you to build your credit score which is vital if you ever need a loan in…

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What Happens to Unused RESP?

The Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is one of the best things the government of Canada has ever introduced since you can get a yearly match up to $500 thanks to the Canadian Education Savings Grant (CESG). But you already knew that. If you’re reading this article, you want to know what happens to unused…

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Scotiabank Scene Visa Card Review

If you love going to the movies, you’ll want to read my Scotiabank SCENE Visa review now. Not only do you earn a ton of points when you go to the movies at Cineplex theatres, but you’ll also earn points on everyday purchases. To simply put it, there is no other way to earn free…

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American Express SimplyCash Review

American Express SimplyCash Review

If you’re looking for a no annual fee cash-back card, then the American Express SimplyCash card will likely appeal to you. You’ll earn 2.5% cash-back on purchases (up to $150) for the first 3 months and 1.25% in cash-back when the promotional rate ends. In addition, there’s an optional 1.99% introductory interest rate on balance transfers for…

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Budgeting for the First Time

Budgeting for the first time can be a stressful or exciting thing to do. It’s exciting in the sense that you’ll be on your own for the first time, but it’s stressful because all of a sudden you’re responsible for all your expenses. How you budget for your expenses is completely subjective, but there are…

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Drop App Review

If you haven’t heard of Drop, you’re not alone. But let me tell you right now that this app is a must download for anyone who likes loyalty rewards and free stuff. It was introduced to the Canadian marketplace in 2016 and has been rolling into select U.S. markets this year. Drop now has 150,000+…

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How I Graduated Debt-free

Editors note: I want to introduce you to MoneyWeHave.com’s newest contributor, Steven Van Sluytman. Steven has been quietly working behind the scenes with me on a few things so I’m excited to hear his stories on money. Steven is a 22-year-old Muskoka-raised student at the University of Ottawa who’s about to graduate with a degree…

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