Making Money as a Student Needn’t Be a Risky Business

Money troubles come as standard with student life, it seems — and even more so as it’s announced the total bill for student loans will reach £1 trillion over the next 25 years, while the interest rate on loans is set to hit 6.3% in September. As a result, reports suggest, many students are resorting Read More …

5 Tips to Get Everything in Order for Your Taxes

If you’re making money on the side as a student, you’ll need to declare it to HMRC. The last tax year ended April 5, and you have until January 31 to file your self-assessment. Don’t let it too late, though! Make sure you get everything in order to keep the Christmas period as stress-free as Read More …

7 Tips to Save Money on Your Student Food Shop

The student budget never seems to stretch far, does it? Some of the time it’s because of how you choose to spend the money. Even with a good budget setup, you can overspend in areas if you’re not careful. The student food budget is one of the most common areas to overspend. The majority of Read More …

6 Tips for Distance Learning Students to Get Back into the Studying Mindset

Full-time, at-college students have a major advantage after holidays. The return to lectures brings back the mindset of studying. They fall back into patterns they’d set up before the Christmas break. Distance learning students don’t get that luxury. But you need to get back into the studying mindset as soon as possible. It’s essential that Read More …

4 Reasons Your Student Years Are the Perfect Time to Save for a House Deposit

There’s lots of talk about saving for a house deposit and getting onto the property ladder. Rental prices are increasing, as the government makes changes to legislation and puts some landlords out of business. While you may not be eligible for a mortgage, there’s no time like the present to start saving. In fact, your Read More …

5 Tips to Get Your New Year Study Plan in Order

It’s back to university after your two-three week break over Christmas. Now is the time to get your New Year study plan in order. Of course, it’s the last thing you want to think about, especially if you’ve just finished your January exams. Getting back on track with studying is important. For some, this will Read More …

4 Tips to Create Your Christmas Study Planner

It’s only November. Why am I talking about Christmas already and why on Earth would I mention a Christmas study planner? Well, the Christmas break will be here before you know it and for many of you that means January exams. The Christmas break is no longer a case of just chilling out with friends, Read More …

5 Tips to Avoid Overspending on Tech Deals

You’ll start to see a lot of tech deals pop up with Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner. They can be useful for your student life. You can pick up a new laptop for half the price it was in the summer or pick up some new USB thumb drives to store Read More …