The Debt-free Graduate

The Debt-free Graduate

How to Survive College or University Without Going Broke

Book - 1998
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An update of the guide no student can afford to be withoutSince The Debt-Free Graduate was published in 1996, 10,000 copies have been sold -- and tuition fees have more than doubled in some provinces. Bankruptcies among new graduates escalate at an alarming rate. And the media is sitting up and taking notice -- chronicling the lives of a generation that could be trapped for life by debt racked up in the pursuit of an education.More than ever, students need financial advice on how to avoid terminal indebtedness. The Debt-Free Graduate (Revised Edition) delivers that -- and more. In the same witty, accessible and down-to-earth style that made the first edition so successful, Murray Baker gives updated information and timely advice on the latest tax, RRSP and loan rules, including:
-- How to navigate changing provincial and federal loan and bursary programs
-- How the new RRSP rules affect students
-- Where to find online information on scholarships, loans, housing and jobs
-- New ways to save on travel
-- Making the most of ever-changing student health care plans
-- Tackling the realities of debt repayment, loan consolidation and interest relief
-- The real costs of declaring personal bankruptcyReaders will find a wealth of advice on turning student status into a financial advantage.Absolutely loaded with practical tips on financing your education and living simpy and cheaply. -- The Toronto StarAll students and their parents will be able to read this book with profit and amusement in mind. -- The Globe and Mail
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, 1998
Edition: Rev. ed. --
ISBN: 9780006385172
Branch Call Number: 378.30971/BAK 4565nf 2


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