College students in Canada always look to save money by cutting their daily costs, we will tell you nine lesser known money saving tips for Canadian students, you may call these as tricks for perfect financial management during study life. Students need to save money, if not desperately but, consistently. And once you can make a habit of saving money in your student phase, you can definitely create a good habit and have a relatively better bank account. I am going to tell you 9 easy ways to save money in this article. Check out the 9 lesser-known money saving tips for students.
Money Saving Tips for College Students in Canada
1. Visit library
Try to visit library and use your membership card regularly. Instead of buying too costly books, you can take it from library. Many libraries also offer different forms of entertainment including DVDs and CD’s. You can save your money from spending on buying CD’s and DVDs by visiting those libraries.
2. If possible stay at home
Staying home will not cost you so much, in fact, you do not have to spend in home rent and food as your parents are there with you. However, if you have to take a home or flat at rent, try to go for the rooms that come in moderate price range and have washing machine (it will save a lots of money of laundry wash).
3. Be the cook
I am not asking you to join a cooking course to become a chef but you can cook the basic meals for yourself. Make your own lunch and salads. Avoid ordering coffee in the cafe; instead make it your own.
4. Check your impulse while shopping
Do not buy being impulsive. Control your temptation and buy only the things that are real necessities. Believe me, if you can check your impulse and overcome the temptations, you can save a lot of money.
5. Control fast foods
Try to avoid fast foods as much as possible. This will save your health as well as your pocket money.
6. Keep a bottle of water
Always keep a bottle of water with you. This will help to save money on beverages every time you are thirsty and protect your health too.
7. Go for the sale rack
If you visit a shopping try to pick up clothes that are on discount or sale racks. If you can choose wisely, you can pick up some fine clothes and in lesser price
8. Search discount offers
It is wise to buy things in discount offers. Almost all companies (whether garment or electronic or cosmetic) offer discount offers at times. Check out those offers and buy your necessary things during those times.
9. Buy clothes that are machine washable
Try to avoid clothes that come with a dry cleaning instruction. Instead, use clothes regularly that are machine washable.
There were the nine possible and simple ways to save money in Canada for college students, if you know more please tell us via comments, thank you.