Best Ways to Save Money As a Student

Being frugal is fashionable, being cheap is chic and saving is sexy! No one will judge you for trying to reduce your expenses. In fact, they’ll probably ask you to show them how. In a 2012 survey 51%…

I Calculated My Budget and I Still Don’t Have Any Money!

Calculating your personal budget is not all you need to do to budget your student finances. You also have to stick to it. If your expenses are roughly the same as what you listed in your calculations then…

Preparing a Student Budget – Understanding Wants and Needs

Sometimes it can be hard to tell when you want something and when you actually need it. In this developed country we are lucky in so many ways but many of us still seem to suffer with ‘first…

Budgeting as a Student – Can I Afford One Pair of Shoes or Two.

This is what I thought budgeting was in my first year of university. I was living at home without paying rent. When I wasn’t at university I was working in retail. My parents paid for food, my car…

Two Thirds of Students Are Worried About Money

I’ll admit it. I am one of those students who is stressed about finances. So are my friends and so are my classmates. I know this because I see it on Facebook. This is a recent figure obtained…