CESB explained

Until last week, very little financial relief was available to students

Financial milestone: consolidation loan fully paid-off!

Yesterday, I made a lump-sum payment of a little over $ 8 000, effectively putting my consolidation loan to its final resting place.

Financing post-secondary education

With high-school over and Summer ahead before going back to school, let’s look at alternatives to the dreaded student loans and lines of credit. The Canadian Federation of Students estimates a graduate will owe around $ 27 000 when leaving school. Unfortunately, many parents cannot save to pay for their children’s education and tuition fees …

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The ugly truth about Government student loans

A growing number of high-school graduates turn to government student loans to finance their post-secondary education. Adults returning to school full-time may also elect to do so. I was one of them. There is a number of reasons why: -   parents haven’t been able to set aside enough money into an RESP -   not …

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