Money Talks: Financial Literacy

We understand that being a student can be one of the most financially confusing times in your life so we want to empower and educate you on how to succeed financially throughout your time at the U of A. Money Talks provides you with information and workshops meant to help you take charge on your financial journey. 

From everyday money saving tips to choosing the right credit card, being educated on financial situations you may encounter during your academic career is key to having a financially rewarding future. The ability to make informed and educated financial decisions is essential to ensuring financial success throughout your education and beyond. Get on the right track with information and support in a number of key financial areas.


Money Talks eNews — subscribe for a chance to win!

Financial tips and tricks sent straight to your inbox. Learn how to make sound financial decisions, set a budget and stick to it, manage your debt, and plan for financial success after graduation. 

Sign up today and be entered to win a $500 gift card to the University Bookstore.

Contest Rules and Regulations

  1. Students must subscribe to Money Talks eNews using the online form between November 1, 2017, and December 8, 2017, in order to be eligible. 
  2. Students who subscribe using the online form will be entered to win a $500 gift card to the University Bookstore.  
  3. One student will be selected by random draw as a winner and notified in January 2018. 
  4. If the prize is unclaimed after 15 days, a second student will be selected and notified in late January 2018. 
  5. The winner must be a current student at the University of Alberta in the Fall 2017 Term.

Workshops & Events
Paying for your education can feel stressful and confusing, but our Money Talks workshops are available for students seeking tips and tricks for a successful financial future.

Decision Making & Spending
Life is about balance, and knowing when it’s appropriate to treat yourself and when it would be better to save is important.

Budgeting & Planning
How many times have you tried to set yourself a budget but failed to stick to it? Having a clear plan for your future is key to creating a budget that will set you up for financial success.

Managing Credit & Debt
Managing credit is an important part of your financial future, but it comes with responsibility.

Life after Graduation
Congratulations — you graduated! Before your student loans come knocking, it is important to plan ahead for your new financial future.