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More Money For Beer and Textbooks: A Financial Guide for Today's Canadian Student by [Prevost, Kyle, Bouchard, Justin]
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Today's Canadian student faces an uphill battle. Many young people can only look on as tuition fees and student debt loads skyrocket while their job prospects simultaneously plummet. Though More Money for Beer and Textbooks won't change this reality, it will help students navigate their way through the post-secondary landscape and emerge unscathed.

Find out how a couple of dudes who drank too many frosty beverages and had as much fun as legally possible managed to finish their post-secondary journeys with no debt and promising careers. More Money for Beer and Textbooks includes updated information on:

How Much Post-Secondary Education Will Cost
Student Housing Options
Applying for and Repaying Student Loans
Partying without an Empty-Bank-Account Hangover
Getting Great Part-Time and Summer Jobs
Preparing Student Tax Returns
What a Student Budget Should Look Like
Saving Money on Textbooks
Responsibly Using Credit Cards

More tips for university can be found at http://youngandthrifty.ca or http://myuniversitymoney.com.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2642 KB
  • Print Length: 224 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Young and Thrifty Publications (March 1 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00IZH91HI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #106,887 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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The transition from high school to university comes with many new personal and financial challenges. More Money for Beer and Textbooks is a thorough, easy to read guide that will help you successfully navigate the way through your post-secondary experience!
I would highly recommend this book to all Canadian students looking to start university on the right track and gain confidence in their ability to create future financial success!
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An absolute waste of money. Far better books out there for budgeting and personal finance out there like IWillTeachYouToBeRich or The Total Money Makeover. This book in full of wisdom like "don't drink so much that you become an alcoholic and don't spend all your money on drugs" (not verbatim, but that's the gist of it). If you purchased it for information on scholarships and bursaries like I did, then save your money. They just list the websites you've already found if you looked for more than 5 minutes on your own.
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I'm nowhere near the most financially literate person, but I was able to easily follow and understand everything quite well.

A truly excellent book for the (soon the be) university student who is looking for some tips on how to save, find, and make money. Lots of simple financial tips and explanations presented in an easy-to-understand format.

I really liked the easy to follow heading/sub-heading structure, and the chapter summaries, which I felt were an excellent nod to some of the better text books I came across in my studies!

Appreciated the simple definitions (with examples) for the financial terms. Not all of us are well-versed in such, and it was welcome.

This will be among one of my go-to grad gifts for all the younger family members. Could have used some of this myself!
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I wish I would have read something like before I started post secondary. Reading this made me realize how financially illiterate I was going into university. Why wasn't I this taught this in high school? Why didn't my parents tell me these things? Mistakes were made, money was squandered, but I'm educating myself now. More Money For Beer and Textbooks has lots of information that I am able to use moving forward, and I am sending copies to my older brother and two younger sisters who are currently taking courses and undoubtedly making the same errors I did.
This book is well written, easy to follow, and good for a few laughs. If you know someone graduating high school this June, do them a big favour and get them a copy of this book.
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This is a really good resource for students about to enter post-secondary education or currently enrolled. It's also a very good read for parents of those same students.

Here's a link to my full review - highly recommended:

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I work at a University and I see firsthand how poorly students manage their finances. There isn’t another book out there that talks directly to students about the realities of University life.

This book walks you through everything from how much your degree will cost, to the student loan application process, student housing options, and responsible credit card use. The authors also give some useful tips on how to budget and, yes, how to party on the cheap (including how to brew your own beer at home!)

So whether you’re a parent about to send your kid off to school, or you’re a student looking for a guide to navigate you through the financial challenges of University living, you should pick up a copy of this book.
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