Learn About The World of Alternative Funding

The World of Alternative Finance

We have another great Young Academic infographic for you today, and this one will be of great interest to anyone studying a finance related degree as it analyses some of the most modern and innovative methods of payment out there.

Student Loans Set to Run Out This Weekend – Six Weeks Before Break

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As students across the UK settle into their first terms at University, new research from Voucher Codes reveals that the 78 per cent of students who rely on student income support will blow the entire first instalment of their maintenance loan in less than six weeks; by Saturday 18th October.

7 Tips to Prepare Your Finances for University

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Figuring out how to prepare your finances for university can be stressful, but being proactive is the best way to mitigate any potential anxiety. If you get into good habits with your spending and focus on saving, you’ll be able to study and live more easily.

How To Plan for the Hidden Costs of University

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This week, thousands of you will have ben celebrating going to university. Congratulations on your achievements so far, and I hope the next stage of your education is hugely enjoyable. For many, the last thing on your minds will be getting your finances in order and thinking about budgeting ahead of the new academic year. After all, your course fees and accommodation are taken care of by your student loans, so why should you worry?

Keep Track of Your Credit Score After Graduation

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Your days at university might be coming to an end, and that can mean a lot of big life changes. Whether you’re looking to set up a new bank account or even buy your first home, managing your credit score can be very important. Get your credit score today to keep on top of things.

Students Encouraged to Switch Energy Suppliers and Save Substantial Cash

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Students in the UK looking for extra ways to generate some much needed cash are being urged to turn to an excellent little money making technique. Whilst getting a better job or selling your unwanted items on eBay or Music Magpie might seem like the obvious options, energy comparison sites have emerged as a great little earner.

UK Students Offered Free Four Year Railcard with Santander Current Account

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The Young Academic quest to find UK students all the offers, freebies and promotions they need to arm themselves for another busy academic year continues in earnest today, with a remarkable promotion from Santander. The bank are offering students who open a new student current account a free 16 to 25 railcard, which could save substantial money on travel over the course of a degree.