Financial Skills for the Real World Series: Managing Your Debt


Maass Chemistry Building Room 217, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B8, CA

This workshop will cover the ins and outs of credit cards, various types of loans, and the benefits of debt consolidation. Participants will learn how to select the best credit card given their specific circumstances, various options open to them to repay their student loans, and how lines of credit work. Various types of debt such as standard loans, HELOCs, and payday loans will also be reviewed. Finally, we will go over various strategies to help you pay off your various debts.


Note: This workshop 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.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about different types of debt (credit cards, standard loans. lines of credit, and payday 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, Credit Scores & Identity Theft, and Introduction to Investing sessions in full will receive an official FCAC workshop participation certificate.

Other workshops in the series

Budgeting & Expense Planning 

January 22
Managing Your Debt January 24
Credit Scores & Identity Theft January 29
Introduction to Investing January 31
Income Taxes February 12
Investing & Taxation February 14
Prospectus & Fund Facts February 19
Introduction to Cryptocurrencies February 21
Portfolio Balancing February 26
Advisors & Financial Planning February 28
Children & Your Money March 12
Insurance & Estate Planning March 14
Housing I March 19
Housing II March 21



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