Spendy-savvy students

If you wish you were better with your budget, don’t despair! We take a look at all the brilliant discounts and cost-cutting tips to save you some cash and help your social life, your wardrobe and your travel plans… One of the downsides of being in education is the lack of income. While you might have a weekend job or parents to help you out, let’s face it – it’s never enough to let you do and buy everything you want. Luckily, lots of retailers, restaurateurs and other businesses have noticed it’s not easy in these times of recession and…

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Confessions of a Shopaholic

Student life can be expensive, and many young Scots struggle to manage on their own. We take a look at the urge to splurge and offer you advice on how to get your balance out of the red… When Isla Fisher took on the role of Becky Bloomwood, shopping addict extraordinaire, the world rolled its eyes in unison as her spending problem spiralled out of control. Imagine having that much debt, we all laughed. Can’t she just say no to a designer handbag? It turns out that the leading lady from Confessions of a Shopaholic isn’t that unusual – one…

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