We Asked Students If They Know Anything About Personal Finance

Personal Finance

apple-256263_640_large

By Jake Kivanç

A few days ago, after anguishing over my most recent credit card statement, I began to think about the ways I could better handle my money. Aside from deciding to Uber less, and pledging to buy groceries instead of ordering takeout, I also made a folder for receipts and paycheques—which I labelled “TAXES AND SHIT”—so that, when it comes time, I can hopefully file my own tax returns and get some solid money back.

I know I’m not the only financially dysfunctional student out here—almost all of my friends, whether they’re 18 or 28, have no fucking clue how to manage their money. After all, tax returns and RRSPs aren’t taught in Canadian high schools—which is why a new petition from a member of the City of Toronto’s Youth Cabinet pushing for that very thing to happen is so appealing. Who doesn’t wish they learned about some of life’s toughest bureaucratic bullshit before they had to deal with said bureaucratic bullshit?

Read the Full Article at www.vice.com >>>>

It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on TumblrEmail this to someone

Related Posts:



All content herein is owned by author exclusively. Expressed opinions are not necessarily the views of VT Money, VT Money, authors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, partners, technicians or Veterans Today Network and its assigns. In addition, all images within this post are the full responsibility of the author and NOT Veterans Today Network.
Legal Notice - Comment Policy


Arnaldo Rodgers Posted by on 9:38 am, With 0 Reads, Filed under Personal Finance. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments Closed

You must be logged in to post a comment Login


TOP 50 READ ARTICLES THIS MONTH
From Veterans Today Network