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.
- 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
|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|