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.
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.
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.
Being on a budget equals tracking expenses. There is no way around it. Unlike people who can throw money out of the window, we can’t afford this luxury. But why is it so important to track your expenses?
Low budget means smarter spending. What does it mean? In simply words, living on a low budget means that you must become more CAREFUL and SMARTER in the way you spend your money.
In other words, it means you won’t be able to spend your money thoughtlessly on everything you want. And this does not only concern superficial objects, but also basic necessities such as food.
The status of college student is usually associated with being poor or living on a low budget. But I would like you to draw a line here and memorize the following rule: low budget does not equal being poor.
Having to live on a low budget can indeed be tough, and may lead many to falsely believe that they are poor and very limited in their options and how much they can enjoy their life.