Managing your student finances

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How to balance your budget

Housing, tuition, transportation, daily living... Student life is filled with many great moments, but it’s not always easy to manage everything on a tight budget. Read our advice on how to make it on your own.


Student budget: where to start?

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Article: How to take advantage of tuition tax credits

You can claim a tax credit for your tuition fees every year that you’re a student. Find out how to take advantage of this valuable tax break. 

Enjoy the tax credit

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Article: What types of financial aid are available?

When you’re a student, it’s not easy to have enough income to cover all your expenses as well as your tuition. Fortunately, there’s help! Here’s an overview of the different types of student financial aid available.

See types of aid

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Young student studying in a library
Young student studying in a library
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Article: The student budget survival

Want to manage your money better and take control of your budget? Here’s how to get an A+ on your student budget.

Learn how

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Need to update your budget? Try our free tool. Simply enter your income and fixed expenses, and you’re done.  

Draw up a budget

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