How to save money when you’re a poor student

With balancing deadlines, exams and a part-time job, students tend to have enough on their plate without having to worry about money. Just because it is the stereotype that all students are poor, doesn’t mean that has to be the reality. We’ve gathered some tips to help you save the pennies and hold onto your […]

Student lifehacks: how to spend less on food

If you’ve managed to splash most of your student loan already this month, but don’t know what you actually bought, it was probably just food. Have you ever been unable to justify spending that £20 on a new top but had no problem spending just as much on a takeaway or eating out? Of course […]

Get rich quick

Permanently skint? We feel you. There’s never enough money to let you do everything you want to. And sadly, it doesn’t grow on trees. So what are you supposed to do to stop your wallet from feeling quite so empty? We’ve got some quick money making ideas to boost your earning potential. 1. Sell your […]

Money Hacks: Here’s how to save money now

Each year we hear more and more scary reports about young people struggling to manage their money.  The latest found that more than a third of young people have debts of almost £3,000 and experience significant concerns about cash. The survey, that questioned over 2000 people aged 18 to 24, found that they borrowed using credit […]

The UK’s most affordable student cities revealed

Being a student is EXPENSIVE. Between books and rent and nights out and hangover cures (green juice is NOT CHEAP, guys), it all adds up. Savethestudent’s 2015 Student Money Survey showed that your average student is spending £745 a month. Ouch. So it’s handy (especially if you’re thinking UCAS applications after the summer) that Marbles.com have done […]

10 things you forget to account for in your SAAS budget

Planning out how you’re going to use your student loan is important to avoid over spending and being left a week before SAASmas (SAAS day is basically like Christmas once a month) with no money. There are obvious things to add into your budget like rent and food, but along with those there are things […]

Swapping fast food for home cooked meals = happy bank balance

We’ve all experienced the moment when you get home after an awful day and the last thing you want to do is stand and cook for another hour. Enter your local takeaway! These days, it’s far too easy to be lazy and order food instead of making it – with apps, you often don’t even […]

Making your money go further this Christmas

The season of spending is upon us! But when you’ve got the funds of a student, you don’t exactly have squillions of pounds to shower your loved ones with expensive gifts. So how do you cope when your Christmas is more budget than bling? Here are a few pointers. SET A BUDGET In capitals, because […]

Introducing Source student discounts

  A million and one plans, plenty of ambition and a wish list as long as your arm and no funds to make it a reality? We’re feeling you, kid. There’s nothing quite like the temptation of the high street, restaurants and holiday providers to make you feel thoroughly depressed about your financial situation. But, […]