Managing Your Finances
Regardless of the amount of money you have, managing it well is essential.
This section outlines how to decrease your expenditure and avoid monetary pitfalls.
Are you finding that you're always spending a little over budget? Keeping track of your money is the first step in taking control of your finances.
Perhaps you need to put away a bit extra every week or you just want some extra spending money. There are lots of ways to cut your costs while at Uni.
One of the best ways to save money is to shop sensibly. The shopping guide includes ideas to help you cut your costs but still buy the things you need.
There are a number of concessions and discounts available to students that can help you minimise your costs.
When you're short of money it is easy to be tempted by quick cash. It is essential for you to avoid trouble while on a low income - be wary of credit cards, understand bank charges and think about alternatives to credit.
There is also information about your taxation refunds and obligations in this section.