The struggle of trying to grocery shop on a budget

I wish that this could’ve been a simple list of ways to reduce your grocery bill, but there just isn’t any silver bullet to fix all of this. Healthy foods…
Cash is king

Why cash is still king

No level of convenience will beat telling a cab driver to “just keep the change. ”I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: cash is king.

Four tips for gifting on a budget 

Christmas doesn’t have to break your bank account. I’ve curated four ideas that can save you from bankruptcy this year.
UVic budget

UVic announces four per cent budget reduction 

In an internal memo sent out last month, UVic announced that a four per cent budget reduction will come into effect on April 1, 2023. The reductions will occur across…

2017–2018 Elections budget ran a $23 000 deficit, UVSS reports

Cause of the overspending still unclear, Director of Finance and Operations says In an executive report at the latest UVSS board meeting on Monday, June 18, Director of Finance and…

Break the circle of spending

Britain’s House of Lords has been having difficulty reducing its catering budget (1.3 million pounds); part of the problem, it was revealed, is their consumption of champagne, amounting to 17 000…

Homemade gift ideas for the budget-minded

Of all of the expenses that come along with the holiday season, buying presents for loved ones can be one of the biggest. The good news is that you can…

The Kickin’ it old school guide to budgeting

If you haven’t yet, you may find it beneficial to read this column before the budget guide.   The first thing you need to do before you start is to…

Yes, art matters

Why is it that when budget cuts must be made, whether within the government or a university, the arts are always one of the first to get hung out to…

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