CUSA Looks to Make Financial Literacy Practical

CUSA Looks to Make Financial Literacy Practical

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Students participated in a résumé building workshop held Nov. 12. [Photo by Tim Austen] | courtesy The Charlatan website

CUSA is focusing on providing students with financial skills this year. [Photo by Tim Austen] | courtesy The Charlatan website

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.@Carleton_U Student Association and the university’s financial literacy campaign has seven events ranging from financial workshops to a local food market on campus, all sponsored by Scotiabank. http://bit.ly/2OtimIW @ScotiabankViews by Jillian Piper via @CharlatanLive
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 10:15am

CAMPAIGN: Scotiabank: Economic Inclusion

CONTENT: Press Release

by Jillian Piper

A study looking into the student debt crisis, by licensed firm Hoyes, Michalos & Associates Inc. which promises to help Ontarians get out of economic distress, found student debt contributed to more than 17.6 per cent of insolvencies, the first step towards filing for bankruptcy, in Ontario as of 2018. The study notes this rate is at a record high since data collection began in 2009, with roughly 22,000 former students unable to pay their debts.

Sponsored by Scotiabank, CUSA and the university’s financial literacy campaign has seven events which range from financial workshops and interview role-playing, to a local food market on campus. 

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