Browsing All posts tagged under »money«

The Quarter Life Crisis

July 25, 2012


A couple of weeks ago I came across this article, The Quarterlife Crisis: Young, Insecure and Depressed, on the Guardian’s website. Reading through it I started to think that this sounds a bit like me. Starting University was one of the scariest, overwhelming, most exciting times of my life. But no one tells you that […]

Save Money on Train Fares

June 23, 2012


One of the main expenses, other than food and alcohol, at University is travel. If you are like me and didn’t see the point in learning to drive until it was too late, and are now too skint to learn, you’ll know what I mean. Travelling home and back can be expensive. The first thing […]

How to Save Money When Shopping

February 18, 2012


Whether we’re buying clothes, stuff for our course, or just food, we students have a tendency to overspend. Here are a few simple ways to cut down on spending without having to avoid shopping all together. Write a list. This doesn’t only apply to food shopping. When you’re looking for an outfit for a night […]

Unconventional Ways of Paying Uni Fees

January 14, 2012


Yesterday there was an interview with some students on This Morning , who had rather unconventional ways of paying their fees. First there was a girl who pole/lap danced in clubs. Now I think we can all agree that this isn’t for everyone, but would you ever consider doing anything like this? I do pole dancing […]

Student Loans are in…

January 8, 2012


I was so happy when I found out that the loans came in early yesterday. Unluckily for me I  checked my bank account when I was in Birmingham. So I had to window-shop all day and try not to spend. In the end I just had to get a nice dress in the New Look Clearance sale. But other than […]