While you are in school, and maybe even right after you graduate, you are going to be on a tight budget. Looking for little ways that you can save money will prove to be very important during your school years and beyond. To help you out, here are 10 easy ways for students to save money: (more…)
Now we’re all paying thousands of extra pounds a year for the privilege of attending university, it’s become more important than ever to be careful with cash.
Loads of people will tell you to ‘budget’ or to drink before going out, but we wanted to try and find genuine ways of saving you tangible amounts of money.
You’ll probably only spend it on Cheeky Vimtos and doner meat of course, but we won’t hold it against you. (more…)
1. Start a syllabus for spending
One of the biggest mistakes young people make is spending money without any pre-planning. You map out your classes for the year, you map out your spring break road trip, you map out your outfit for that party on Friday night. To successfully arrive at the end, you’ve got to have a plan to get there from the beginning. Figure out how much money you have, what’s necessary, what’s a luxury, and then budget (on paper!) how much you need to stay afloat over the year.
When it comes to phone services, one way to avoid sinking your budget is by choosing a provider that offers unlimited add-ons for features you may use a lot, like text and long-distance (important when your friends and family are across the country). (more…)
The words “poor” and “college” are often used in the same phrase, and if you are a full-time college student with side job earnings, you probably have a tight budget. Perhaps you have an education loan or your parents assist with your college tuition. But when it comes to everyday costs such as meals, transportation, books and other enjoyment, you are on your own financially. These costs can take most of your pay and keep little (if any) non reusable earnings. Do not complain about your situation; study the following money saving tips and take action. If you are a college student, here are the methods to save money. (more…)
1. Buy or rent used textbooks and sell last semester’s books back.
2. Don’t make impulse purchases. (more…)