Part-time work while attending University kept me debt free: The Saturday Weekend Review #85

TUITION IS PART OF THE BILL   If you want to stay ahead of the game working a part-time job while attending University will help pay for all the extras that OSAP and other student loans might not cover. Forget about the credit card too because using plastic is only digging yourself deeper into the debt hole. Not everyone has the time to work part-time while in University but sometimes you have to make the time or face the financial consequences down the road unless of course your education is fully paid for. Even scoring a weekend job is better than having no extra cash coming in and relying on loans all year. You might find that many students who move away from one community leave open employment spaces so many establishments may be hiring part-time. Part-time summer jobs or even full-time summer jobs are a great way to bank money so when you return to University or College you aren’t dipping into your OSAP funds or struggling to pay the bills more than you have to. Going off to University or College is one of the biggest expenses you will have in your younger years. The kicker here is […]

Summer Jobs For Students: Tips For Finding The Perfect Job

By: Katrina Now that school is over, at least for College and University students, it’s time once again to find those perfect summer job opportunities.  For the majority of students, the summer means 4 solid months of money-making time that should not be wasted. So, what can you do to make the most of those months to save up tuition money and expenses for the following school year or to start paying down OSAP loans or other school debts? If you are University or College bound prepare your finances now rather than later because money can mount up fast when you don’t have a plan. It’s also a great way to plan ahead for your student budget before heading back to University or College if you know how much money you have earned over the summer months. Below are some tips that I’ve learned over the years which worked for me or others that I know to find summer season jobs to make money. Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there, after all most employers are looking for employees that are creative, go-getters and want to work hard for their organization. Seasonal Jobs Many landscaping, painting, and window washing companies as […]

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