Money and jobs

Many Canadians worry about money. You’d be surprised at how many people struggle to make ends meet, never mind managing loan payments or saving for the future. There’s no doubt about it, money is a stressful thing. But we all need money to survive.

As you near the end of high school, you might be worried about whether you should continue your studies or break into the “real” world. Both options can affect your finances in the long-term, so they’re choices you want to make carefully.

In this section, you’ll learn about ways you can deal if money is tight in your family. You’ll also get some information on post-secondary school and other options you might consider after you graduate. Click here for information on getting a job, or check out our useful tips on budgeting and saving money. You will also find information on getting food and shelter in an emergency.

Last Reviewed September 2012 by the Kids Help Phone Counselling Team

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