Best budgeting apps for university students

Four apps to help save money—and one to help spend it
Young man receiving bad letter

What students need to know about credit cards and loans

Or, why it’s best not to pay for spring break with a cash advance
Happy young roommates cooking in kitchen

Paying off student debt: eight ways to squash it quickly

You don’t even need to live with your parents (but it would certainly help)

The red in our Maple Leaf is for chronic deficits

Opinion: History shows Canadian politicians will rack up debt through bad times and good. The result: ever-constricted choices for the very people politicians hope to serve.
Kevin Milligan

How to analyze budgets like a pro

Here’s what you need to watch for as the federal parties release their platform budgets, like appearances of the cost-cutting fairy, and the revenue fairy
UTM sign

$1-million sign projects get students’ attention

University of Regina, U of T Mississauga defend spending
Charles Sousa; Kathleen Wynne

Ontario may force universities to specialize

Leaked policy paper suggests more central planning
Jim Flaherty and Stephen Harper

Why justifying austerity just got harder

Blunders in the Reinhart-Rogoff theory
Thompson Rivers U

Thompson Rivers students want budget published

Student union says "it doesn’t make sense"