Financial Skills for the Real World: Managing your debt

Thursday, September 21, 2023 16:00to18:00
 Managing your debt

This webinar will cover the ins and outs of credit cards, various types of loans, and the benefits of debt consolidation. Participants will learn how credit cards work, select the best credit card given their specific circumstances, and familiarize themselves with the key features of lines of credit. Finally, we will go over various strategies to help you pay off your various debts (including student loans).

Note: This webinar is also relevant for international students & newcomers to Canada, as it covers many of the basics about the different types of credit instruments available to you.

Learning Outcomes:
• Learn about different types of debt (credit cards, personal loans, lines of credit, and student loans).
• Acquire strategies to pay off your debts more effectively (debt consolidation, snowball method, and debt avalanche method).

*Students attending the Budgeting & Expense Planning, Managing Your Debt, Boost Your Credit Score, and Introduction to Investing sessions in full will receive an official FCAC webinar participation certificate.

IMPORTANT: Students must register with their official McGill email address in order for the registration to be valid.

No-Show Fee Alert: There are no fees associated with SKILLSETS webinars; however, registering for an online event is a commitment to attend. If you can no longer attend, make sure to cancel your registration. Otherwise, a $25 No-Show Fee will be charged to your McGill student account. Exceptions will only be made for students in the case of emergencies or “extenuating circumstances”. https://www.mcgill.ca/skillsets/policies

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Online Event Instructions

Zoom registration

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