Finance Tips


Create A Budget

A budget is a plan that helps you prioritize your spending. With a budget, you can focus your money on the things that are most important to you. Follow these 5 simple steps to start your own financial plan. 

Fund 'extra' Spending With a Job

Don’t stress! Head over to MyCareer Portal for job postings exclusive to Loyalist Students on and off campus.  You can also view job opportunities in town right here.

Save, Save, Save & Capitalize on Discounts

  • Follow these 31 money saving tricks to stretch your dollar even further!

  •  Don’t forget to pick up your Student Price Card which offers you great deals and discounts at thousands of retailers across Canada

  • Exploring online coupons can get you access to deals that are not readily available in store.  Take advantage of saving opportunities by signing-up for free samples and online coupon books. Check out PG Every day to get started today.

  • Make use of carpooling and public transit. Don't miss your opportunity to win the Golden Carpool ticket and view the latest transit schedule.

Establish Credit

This will help in landing your first apartment, buying a vehicle, or a mortgage.  Start out by visiting your local bank and asking for a small amount. Research what will work best for you.  Many banks offer a small limit credit card to students to help them build their credit rating. Find out more ways to boost your credit rating.