May 3 roundup - MoneySense

May 3 roundup

On a new budgeting tool for post-secondary students, inflation-fighting dividends and how to be a foodie on the cheap.


•There’s a new online resource aimed at helping students and parents budget for post-secondary education. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has tips on how to budget, apply to scholarships, find a job and set up an RESP.

•Savers often overlook the risk of inflation eroding their purchasing power. Boomer and Echo explains in its latest blog post entitled “Beat Inflation With Rising Dividends.”

•Being a “foodie” doesn’t require spending more money on meals. An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies details the best and least likely places to find gourmet eats.