Money saving experts

New books, new bag, new stationery… It’s that time of year again, where we just spend, spend, spend. So how do you make your cash go the distance and meet all those new term costs? Read on to find out… Think Rationally If you’re starting college or uni for the first time, it can be […]

How to… Deal with financial woes

Let’s face it, there’s nothing worse than being skint. Your mates are all away out, you can’t book that holiday everyone else is going on and you’ve got approximately 36p to get you through next weekend. Which is what makes the idea of borrowing money instantly so appealing. A report last week showed that over […]

Best mobile deals this summer

If you’re getting a bit fed up with your current phone, there’re plenty of offers on the market to help you choose something new. We’ve got a list of some of the top deals depending on your needs – from uploading great selfies at music festivals, to the best value deals while you watch your […]

Surviving SAAS applications

Starting university or college is an exciting time; you meet loads of amazing people, make some great memories and also start a bunch of cool classes. What isn’t such an exciting prospect however is the thought of filling out the all-important annual SAAS application to fund your studies. SAAS (Students Awards Agency for Scotland) is […]

Top 5 money saving tips for students

It’s the common stereotype that students everywhere are living off instant noodles and energy drinks – and, unfortunately, while this applies to a lot of students, it doesn’t need to. It can be a challenge to save money when you’re used to spending freely without thinking, but there are many great way to cut back on your spending without […]

Takeaway v. Home Cooking

One of the great things about moving away from home and going off to university or college is getting more independent and being in charge of your own money. However, it does suddenly mean that you’re allowed to buy whatever you want, whenever you want. This gets problematic when you’re in the flat on your […]

Valentine’s Day romance on a budget

This Friday, millions of people around the world will exchange cards, gifts, chocolates and flowers with their loved ones. Reservations at romantic restaurants will be made by  millions. The perfect gift will be frantically searched for. Yes, the pressure to have a truly romantic day is on. Loathe it or love it, Valentine’s Day is […]

How To… Have Fun on a Student Budget

Being a student will be one of the most exciting times of your life. You’re meeting new friends, seeing new places, experiencing new things… But there’s only one problem: You’re broke. We’ve all been there – it’s tough when you don’t have the money to spend on a day out with friends. But have no […]

Sort your SAAS and know your money…

The SAAS team stopped by to tell us more about sorting out your finances for the new term… With summer days in the distance and the library looming, money may be the last thing on your mind. However, with the new term getting into full swing, it’s important to make sure you’re financially fit and not […]