Category Archives: Money Matters

Tax Resources & RESP Information

It’s coming up to be tax season, which for many people is a HUGE source of stress. This doesn’t need to be the case! There are endless free resources both online and in-person that can help you get your finances … Continue reading

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Financial Survival: Best Tips Contest

On January 25th, the Family Care Office and University of Toronto Student Union are hosting a Financial Survival Workshop and Fair! In advance of the date, we’re asking YOU to send us your best budgeting and saving tips. Send us an Email, … Continue reading

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On-Campus Food Banks!

Did you know that the University of Toronto’s tri-campuses have free year-round Food Banks available to students in need? This service is available to graduate, part-time, and full-time students. As well, it can be accessed by anyone from single individuals to entire … Continue reading

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On-Campus Child Care… and subsidies!

Being a student and having a family is a real challenge. It’s not just about domestic finances, although more often than not, money is a big deal for students; it’s also about balancing two very demanding roles in life. On … Continue reading

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Talking Taxes

The time to submit your tax returns may seem far in the distant future (end of April, 2016!) but it’s never to early to get a head-start on filing your taxes. The process can be time consuming and overwhelming, especially … Continue reading

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Enjoy the break without breaking the bank

Feeling a little strapped for cash this December?  Looking for some free or low-cost activities for you and the family to keep you busy over the break? You’re in the right place. I’ve put together a list of  family friendly … Continue reading

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Peel Childcare & Subsidy 101

Calling all UTM student parents and staff members with children! Are you looking for childcare programs in your area? Need help paying for childcare? We’ve got you covered. This blog has got some of the important information you need to … Continue reading

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Money Management for Kids

Getting an allowance as a kid is one of my fondest memories. It was always in exchange for the completion of chores or tasks designated by my parents. The best part was that I knew all I had to do … Continue reading

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Making Cents of it All

The costs of post-secondary education have been exploding in Canada since the early 1990s, when the average undergraduate degree cost less than half of what one does today. People who do not have sufficient financial aid as students may fall into deep … Continue reading

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2014: The Year of You (And Your Kids!)

The practice of setting resolutions for the New Year dates back to Ancient Rome, where it was regarded as a time of both revelry and serious reflection. In the following centuries, many subsequent cultures adopted the resolutions, even if not … Continue reading

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