Budgeting

Learn how to balance your student budget so you have enough money for the essentials and some fun extras too.
CIBC Dec. 03, 2021 3 minute read
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Get clear on your needs versus wants

Know where your money is going

Avoid autofill

Make the most of student deals

Try “no spend days”

If you really want to save, try experimenting with “no spend days.”  Work in at least 2 days of the week where you don’t spend anything at all. As a student, holding back when it seems like everyone else is out spending and having fun can be tough, but you may be surprised how much fun you can have finding alternatives — and how much you can save.

Enjoying student life and sticking to your budget can go hand in hand. With a few simple strategies you can manage your money and find ways to have fun and spend on the things you enjoy!

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