Managing your budget
Sound financial health starts with making, understanding, and respecting your own personal budget. With practice and good advice, you will develop your budgeting skills in no time! Check out the resources available below to help you make a budget.
Proper planning is essential to ensure you have the financial resources necessary to meet your needs and pay for your studies. Be sure to review the detailed information available about your tuition and other fees.Fees
Sample student budgets
Here are a few sample budgets based on different student profiles to give you an idea of how much money you’ll need and the expenses you can expect. These examples will also give you an idea of the cost of living in Québec City.
|International students||Canadian citizens and permanent residents|
|Sample budget – Undergraduate studies||Sample budget – Undergraduate studies|
|Sample budget – Master’s studies||Sample budget – Master’s studies|
|Sample budget – Doctoral studies||Sample budget – Doctoral studies|
Interactive budget calculator
Creating a budget is not as tedious as you might think, and the benefits are undeniable. A budget can help you figure out your priorities, achieve specific financial goals, reduce stress, prepare for the unexpected, and avoid the consequences of excessive debt.
At Faistonbudget.ca (in French only) you can learn more about personal finance and create a customized budget to guide your financial decisions.
Develop budgeting skills
If you’re interested in taking your skills to the next level, you can register for this personal finance course: Mes finances personnelles (CTB-1903). In this one-credit course, you will learn how to assess your current financial situation and set specific goals to pay down debt and build your savings. The financial knowledge you gain can help you improve your quality of life.Course information