Student Money Tips: Using Your First Credit Card

When I was a student, I got my first credit card. Actually, I ended up with two credit cards and one of them just because I wanted the blow up chair that came with it! At the time I had very little understanding about credit cards and if I could do it again…well, I’d still Read More …

6 Tips to Get Your Bank Balance in Order for Next Year

The new year for university is going to start soon. Depending on the part of the UK you live in, you will likely have one to two months left of the summer holidays. This is the time to start thinking about planning for next year. Of course money is always the forefront of all students’ Read More …

7 Tips to Stick to Your Student Budget

Now that you’ve created a student budget (if you haven’t, you’ll need to check this post out), you need to work to stick to it. Software and spreadsheets only do so much. It takes will power to stick to your student budget. But you’re not alone. There are millions of students around the world struggling Read More …

5 Tips for Creating Your Fat and Healthy Student Budget Emergency Fund

As part of your student budget, you need to create an emergency fund. This is non-negotiable. Your student budget emergency fund can help prevent a car breakdown or other unexpected cost from throwing you deep into debt. It’s something that many students overlook. There’s the excuse of not having any money left over each month Read More …

How to Create a Student Budget (and What to Do If You Go Over)

When you start university, you will soon find that you have very little money but there is so much going on. The maximum student loan available is approximately £8,000 per year, depending on the part of the UK that you live in. That is not a lot for a full year at university. Some students Read More …

What Exactly Is a Student Budget and Why Do I Need One?

Of all the student survival tips searched for, student budget, money tips, and finances in general always come up. When you become a student, you need to sit down and work out a budget. I’m not lying when I say that your student budget is your best friend. Well, it’s also your worst enemy when Read More …

5 Tips to Save £1,000 Per Year with a Student Budget

Trying to save money with a student budget seems like an impossible task. Trust me when I tell you that I know where you are coming from. But it doesn’t have to be impossible. You can save £1,000 per year. I know this doesn’t sound like much, but it’s a lot better than nothing at Read More …

How to Save Money as a Student Without Working: Using the Roundup Method

Do you wish you could save money as a college student? You just want to know how to save money as a student without working at all. And you need to do it while socialising, buying text books, and affording food. Well, I’m about to give you one tip to help you save money as Read More …