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Smart ways to invest scholarship money

Receiving a scholarship could be of great help to any one of us financially! Studying and working at the same time can be tricky to balance and a few extra funds can go a long way. So, how do you make the most of your scholarship money? 1. Reduce...

How to stretch your student budget

Studying at uni can be a struggle on the old wallet, especially when textbooks, food and living expenses start to add up. Here’s how you can make every dollar count! Your student card While your Charles Sturt student card can get you into...

Life hack: money saving

Everyone knows that students have very small budgets and a single dollar can go a long way for some of us. Here are hacks that I have used to save money on a daily basis: Loyalty cards: Most businesses have loyalty cards for customers that offer a...

How to survive travelling on a budget

Reaching the end of your degree and looking for a dream getaway adventure? More often than not, the thing that holds individuals back from pursuing their desire to travel is money. This how-to guide will give you the reassurance that travelling on a...

Winter warmers on a budget

With the cooler weather well and truly upon us, there is nothing better than a big bowl of comfort food after a day’s study. Soups, casseroles and pasta dishes become a winter staple and the best bit is, they are not only good for your soul but also...

How to make a uni budget in 10 minutes

It might be your first year at Uni or maybe you spent last year running out of money. Either way, getting on top of your finances before Uni starts will make the year a lot less stressful. 1. Make two lists Firstly, make a list for your fixed...

Good financial habits to start in your 20’s

Uni can leave you feeling the pinch of many costs and fees, including the pressure to save for your future – but never fear, many of your fellow uni students are in the same boat. While your 20’s is the time of your life to have fun, it is...

Common myths about scholarships

When it comes to applying for scholarships, we often look at the effort and time it takes, before realising the benefits. So, here are the most common myths about scholarships and how you can overcome them: Myth #1 Finding a scholarship takes...

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