Banking

Student Money Survey 2018 – Results

If you want to know how much a degree actually costs, ask a student. Even better, ask 3,167 of them for a warts-and-all insight into what life at uni is really like. That’s how many students at universities all over the UK answered our National Student Money Survey 2018 – and you guys didn’t hold […]

Banking

Best student bank accounts 2019

Choosing the right student account can be a minefield… but not with our detailed comparison on what all the banks have to offer students in 2019/20! First we’ll take you through the important things to look out for when choosing a bank, then review and compare the best student accounts this year in a clear […]

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Best tax-free cash ISAs for students

Want to boost your savings? Getting yourself a tax-free cash ISA is a surefire way to make some extra cash, and they’re super easy to set up. Here’s your beginner’s guide! According to our National Student Money Survey, 74% of you have at least some money in your savings – and if you’re one of them, […]

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Best student savings accounts 2019

Forget sticking your money under the mattress and hoping for the best – if you want the biggest bonuses, you need the best savings account. Here are the smartest ways to save. While we can’t promise shed loads of extra cash by the end of your first term, a high-interest savings account can net you no-effort […]

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How to budget at university

Anxious about getting through uni on next to no income, or just keen to learn how to make your Student Loan stretch further? You’re in the right place! 70% of students revealed to us in our National Student Money Survey that they wish they’d had a better financial education before coming to uni. So if you don’t have a clue how to budget, […]

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Best graduate bank accounts 2019

Get to grips with graduate banking and you’ll be better off for up to three years after uni. Ditch the fees and switch to a better deal – here’s how! From 0% overdrafts to freebie incentives, student bank accounts are pretty good at pulling in the punters. Graduation doesn’t have to mean the party’s over, though! […]

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Top UK bank accounts for international students 2019

Whether you’re an international student studying in the UK on a year abroad or for the long haul, knowing where to bury your treasure is a must! Good news! Compared to many countries, banking in the UK as a foreign student is usually pretty easy and there’s a good amount of choice. That said, choosing […]

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Best student credit cards 2019

Credit cards don’t have to be a fast-track to doom and debt. Use them to work for you and you’ll reap the benefits. Here’s how to be fantastic with plastic. What is a credit card? Quite simply, a credit card is a tool for delaying payment for the stuff you buy. The credit card company lends you […]

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How to switch bank accounts

Switching to a new bank account sounds like it could be stressful, so many people never do. But it’s much easier than you’d think and it does pay to switch! Here’s our step-by-step guide. Whether you’re after the largest overdraft or the best customer service, it’s important to find a current account that works for […]

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How to check and improve your credit score

Confused or concerned about your credit rating (and still not completely sure what it is, if you’re being honest)? We’ve got everything you need to know plus tips to improve your score! There tends to be a whole lot of confusion involved when it comes to credit scores (a.k.a. credit ratings) – and to be honest, that’s […]