Life is tough when you are a college student. With how much money we have to spend each month, it’s not always easy to have anything left by the end of the month. Moreover, it’s not always easy for some students to have a part-time job because of their classes.
But being a college student gives you one privilege that no one else has.
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Food represents one of the biggest parts of your budget. But your food budget isn’t just about the products you buy in a supermarket. It also includes restaurants, cafeterias, etc.
Depending on your eating habits and various other factors, you may be spending a lot of money and it may be hurting your monthly budget. But don’t worry, you can reduce your food spendings by adopting the three following habits.
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Depending on which meat cut you intend to buy, you may have to spend a lot of money. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to do so when you’re on a budget; as such, many refrain from buying meat as much as possible.
They opt to save money and buy the most expensive cuts for special occasion. It’s an interesting plan, but is it your best option?
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We all have things we want to buy. Once you succumb to the temptation and buy something, you may end up thinking “Hey, this object looks good too. Since I already bought something, I should buy this one as well. I’ll just have to reduce my expenses on other things.”
And so you end up buying that second object. But then another object catches your interest. You tell yourself the same thing, and buy the third object as well. It can go on until you are left with nothing but regrets.
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Whether we want to buy new clothes, a new phone or even a new plan for our blog, it’s not always easy to pay in one go without exploding our budget due to high prices. Luckily, there is an option available for those of us who don’t eat with a golden spoon: installment payment.
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If you take the train quite often, you must be quite acquainted with train stations. For those of you who have to take at least two trains to go from point A to point B, you may be tempted to buy snacks at the train station where you’re waiting. If that’s the case, you must stop doing so because you’re wasting money (possibly unknowingly) and I will tell you why.
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When we think about creativity, we tend to immediately think about arts and the likes. But creativity is also a great asset to help you save money. One of the ways to save money by using your creativity is through recycling.
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As a college student, you have the possibility to leave the familial house and start living on your own. Regardless of the reason–whether it is because of personal reasons or to seek independence–, choosing a student accommodation is a careful process that must not be taken lightly. It is even more true for students on a budget.
You will find below 5 questions you need to ask yourself to choose the accommodation that suits you the most, physically, emotionally, mentally and financially.
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Had I made that decision a long time ago, I would probably be living a different life right now. Short hair lovers, say goodbye to your favorite hairdresser.
Depending on the country in which you live, getting a haircut can be quite expensive for a student on a budget, and their discounts are often not high enough to make us feel better. It was the case for me. Spending €25 one to two times a month was simply a big no. That’s why I decided to take the matter into my own hands and make one of the best decisions I’ve ever made up until now: cut my own hair.
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We make friends, we lose some, and we make some more; it’s the circle of life. Now you’ve probably heard people saying that you should choose your friends wisely, and they are right. It is even more true when you are on a budget.
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