How to Budget for the School Year – All Year Long


Once your kids start school, you have to deal with more than just getting them ready for September. Beyond getting them school supplies, you also need to budget for after-school activities, fundraisers, field trips, school lunches and all sorts of random or last-minute expenses throughout the year.

So, how do you budget for all these expenses and find ways to save money?

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How to Help Your Kids not Stress About Money While They’re at School


Sending your children off to university or college and starting the next chapter of their lives is an exciting time for both you and your kids. Whether they’re in first year or a returning student, with all of the academic stress they’ll be facing, the last thing you want is for your child to worry about running out of money during the year.

Scotiabank Supports Indigenous Communities in Mexico

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Since 2013, Scotiabank Mexico has been partners of Fondo para la Paz I.A.P. to help improve living conditions of indigenous teneek communities. Over the past year more than 500 young people have developed projects that benefit the entire region. This video (in Spanish) tells more about this story.

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Why Finding out Your Credit Score Won’t Hurt You

By Diana Hart

One day you look up and you realize, it’s happened, you’re an adult. You file taxes, you vote, you’re an independent member of society. The moment has come. You should find out what your credit score is.

No, that sounds terrible; I don’t want to do that.

How Scotiabank and Shirlie Delacherois are Empowering Canada’s Aboriginal Community

By Shelley White

As a young girl, Shirlie Delacherois was aware of her Aboriginal heritage, but didn’t fully appreciate its value until much later in life. It was after a 20-year career at Scotiabank that Shirlie had the opportunity to continue the bank’s long history of supporting Aboriginal Peoples — by stepping into the role of Senior Aboriginal Recruitment Consultant.

Scotiabank Celebrates International Indigenous Day

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In partnership with Comunidad y Ambiente Adonai, Scotiabank Mexico supported the development of 50 young people in the northern region of Oaxaca by helping them remodel their school and shelter providing them an enhanced place to learn and to live. More than 30 Scotiabank volunteers supported this initiative.

At Scotiabank we continue to promote the infinite potential of indigenous youth in Mexico.

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Scotiabank Celebrates International Youth Day

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This International Youth Day, Scotiabank is proud of its employees that make a difference in the lives of young people every day. We believe this is an investment in the long-term security, stability and growth of our communities. Our goal is to help ensure that young people have the necessary services, support and opportunities they need to thrive.

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Spotlight on Scotiabank's Shirley, a Senior Aboriginal Recruitment Consultant

Scotiabank Celebrates World Indigenous Peoples Day
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“I'm still learning about my community and my culture. I owe a lot of my reconnecting to my past and culture to my job through traveling and meeting Indigenous people across the country.

Scotiabank Hands Scholarships to Belize City Students


Scotiabank handed out scholarships to school children as it celebrates its 12th anniversary of its Scotia Bank Education Foundation. The children attended a short ceremony late this afternoon at the Scotiabank Belama Branch. Malenie Landaverde, the Manager of the branch spoke more about the program.


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