Money Problems?

If you're in financial trouble and need help, you may find the resources below helpful.

Cash Flow Crisis

You've got money coming in ... eventually, but have nothing to live on right now. Here are some options to consider:

University Loan Program

See our University Loan/advance program for more information. 

Work Part-time

Finding a job could help you earn enough to make ends meet. Check out UNB's Work-Study Program.

The Sobeys Grocery Coupon Program

This program exists to help students in emergency situations. If you are a Canadian student (landed/Permanent Resident) and need groceries to get you by, please contact the Financial Aid Office .

Bills piling up?

Don't hide. If you get in touch with the company you owe money to, they're frequently willing to take partial payment, allow you to skip a payment, or work with you to come up with a repayment schedule.

Credit card debt, bills and collection agencies

If you're in deeper than you can handle, you may need some expert help. Get in touch  with the Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada. (CCSAC) is a registered non-profit organization, providing confidential and professional budget, credit and debt repayment counselling programs to families and individuals.  Your financial freedom is our success!

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and teaches individuals financial skills that they can carry with them throughout their lives.   Visit FCAC's Tools and Calculators -- a financial education Web portal

The on-line Budget Planner avaialble through the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) will help you develop a finnacial plan.

Personal Counselling

"I should be able to work this out myself" is a common student belief. You're an adult now, right? But financial troubles can be terrifying. They'll affect how you feel about yourself and your relationships. It will help to have someone to talk to. Asking for help may be the most important step to being able to move forward.  Visit UNB's Counselling Services.