November 28, 2014
CIBC: Bringing Advice to your campus. Budgeting for School can be daunting.
Interviewer: How do you guys budget for the school year?
Student 1: Uhh. (laughs)
Student 2: Umm.
Student 3: Yeah, we try. (laughs)
Student 3 & 4 : It's, it's hard.
Interviewer: It is hard.
CIBC: So we asked students for tips on how they budget for the school year. Here's what they had to say.
Student 5: Uhh. Be cheap?
Student 6: I have an allowance for myself, for the week, in terms of cash that I take out.
Student 4: Don't. Buy. Coffees. (laughs)
Interviewer: Don't buy coffee?
Student 3: Be organized.
Student 7: Think long before you make a purchase, if it’s like anything big, or anything like that.
Student 1: Don’t go out to eat every day. Cook for yourself.
Student 8: To have a certain budget per week. And know what your – your excess money in addition to your rent, in addition to your tuition and all that is, right?
CIBC: Well said.
Student 1: Umm.
CIBC: Help make Budgeting Easier. Use the Student Budget Calculator. cibc.com/budget-calculator