Students facing bankruptcy – the survival guide

Unfortunately many students drift into debt, often without even realising how big the problem has become. Usually this happens as a result of excessive credit card use, because it is so easy to pay by card and just…

How to Protect yourself from Credit Card fraud in Australia

Getting stung from a Credit Card scam hurts! Imagine opening up your statement one day only to find a large purchase for a car you did not make. How much anger would you feel? You could just imagine…

5 Vices that are Draining your Wallet

When we’re short on money at the shops or when your car suddenly needs an immediate repair, we often think of the big things that are costing us money. Many people blame their monetary problems on household bills…

5 Financial Tips for 20-Somethings

Throughout your 20’s making long term financial decisions is often the furthest thing from your mind, however if you aren’t money wise during this period in your life, it can have serious repercussions later on down the track….

How to Protect Your Credit Card Details When Shopping Online

It is so easy to get carried away when shopping online. There are so many wonderful things on offer, some of which you cannot purchase in any store. Online shopping can be done at any time of the…

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%…

Getting and dealing with student loans – Stay out of the debt mire

Completing university is a tough process. You require working hard and spending a lot of time studying as you need to get a good job through which you can make money and repay your student loans. You’re actually…

Money-saving tips for students

Four ways to help handle your money and avoid going into the red. When you think of life as a student, what first springs to mind? Is it the academic element, the thirst for knowledge and learning? Or…

Five Easy Financial Tips for Australian Students

A student’s life can be deadly in two senses: a) you enjoy it fully to experience the real charm of this phase; b) you are short of money and unfortunately under the burden of debt. While the first…

Split the rent and Bills and save

Split the rent and Bills and save Living by your self is expensive bills cost a fortune and rent cost even more. For the vast majority of students living alone in a one bedroom apartment or studio simply…