budgeting Articles

Accounting for Style #6: A sensible start and winter wardrobe temptations

Accounting for Style #6: A sensible start and winter wardrobe temptations

A final-year English Literature student tracks their attempts to budget and spending on fashion and beauty over the course of a month
Accounting for Style #4: Winter coat investment means spending over budget

Accounting for Style #4: Winter coat investment means spending over budget

With Christmas parties and the aftermath of Black Friday sales, December can be a difficult month to stay within a reasonable budget…
Accounting for Style #2: Expensive taste and no control

Accounting for Style #2: Expensive taste and no control

A final year English Language student anonymously logs all of their fashion and beauty purchases for the month of October including a first date panic buy, splurging on fancy dress and a trip to Liverpool for the perfect pair of trousers
Survey suggests Manchester students spent £24m on freshers’ week

Survey suggests Manchester students spent £24m on freshers’ week

A Yolt study has found that students in the city are spending more than the national average, partly due to Manchester’s inexpensive student life

Accounting for Style #1: English lit student spends over budget

Feeling nosey? One UoM student anonymously logs all of their fashion and beauty purchases over the period of September as part of a new series

Budgeting basics

Student advisor, Vicki Greenwood, lets us in on the easiest ways to keep your money

Survey shows student loan £250 too little to cover living costs

The Student Money Survey 2016 showed that most students feel university is not worth it, and revealed some extraordinary ways that students are earning money when times get tough

How long does your student loan last?

Research shows student loans rarely stretch the whole semester

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