Budgeting basics: How to manage money during school

September 21, 2023
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Learn how to successfully manage your money this year!

The Financial Aid and Awards presents ‘Thrifty Thursdays’, a series of workshops to help you stay on track financially.  

Budgeting basics: how to manage money during school welcomes Jonny Somers-Harris, BAComm, Insurance and Segregated Funds Representative from Prime Time Financial Inc. to Georgian College. Jonny has a keen passion for getting young people on the journey toward financial freedom. During this workshop, you will learn:

  • how to create your budget
  • apps to help you stick to the budget
  • tips to cut unnecessary costs
  • what to do if your budget is not working
  • what to do with the money that you’re saving
  • and much more…

In-person attendance is limited, and seats are given on a first come, first served basis. If you plan to attend in-person, we encourage you to bring your laptop and headset in case all seats are full. You are always welcome to attend virtually instead.

This workshop is eligible for your co-curricular record. Attend four out of five workshops in a semester and:

  • be entered for a chance to win $250 on your ONECard each semester*; and
  • receive a Financial Literacy badge to display on LinkedIn

* See Thrifty Thursday 2023-24 contest rules and regulations

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