Tag: Student

This grad student turned medical worker has finally landed a job in his 30s, making $125,000. After renting a bedroom in Chinatown, he hopes to own his first home

“I really only started getting a real paycheque after grad school.” After more than 10 years of post-secondary education to attain his PhD, Damien has spent the last two years working in the medical science field as a liaison to doctors and researchers. With a high salary of $ 125,000, despite only really landing a…

This 26-year-old makes $45,000, owns her condo and has no student debt. She wants to break the stereotype of the ‘avocado toast’ millennial

“Would you consider doing a Millennial Money story about a millennial who doesn’t fit the typical millennial stereotype?” That’s what our latest participant, Jessie, wrote to the Star. She’s 26, owns her condo in Mississauga (which she bought when she was 24) and paid her own college and university fees. “I never had student debt…

How to Manage Student Loan Debt During COVID-19

Breathe in. Breathe out. We know there is a lot of uncertainty as the world faces the challenges and realities of COVID-19. While many of us are working remotely or facing job uncertainty, transferring our schooling online, and putting many aspects of our life on hold, the reality is that not everything can come to…