5 Tips To Save Money At Uni
Like most of the Uni students, once you get to Uni, you may have to learn a whole new set of new skills and one of them will be cutting cost. Student life can get real expensive if you don’t make smart choices in the early stages.
Below are some great tips around ways you can surely save some bucks.
Living in shared rented accommodation can be a great way on saving on cost and provides lot of other benefits too.
You may find a shared accommodation on very low rent but very far from your uni and work place. As this may attract your attention and you think you will save lot of money but what you may forget is that you will still have to pay for the daily transport to Uni and work.
So there are lot factors to consider before moving into a shared accommodation. Nevertheless, it saves you more money than renting alone.
Limit Eating Out
You may have to spend sometime in your kitchen if you want to go on low budget. Eating outside so often shoots up your spendings sky high. Never buy water instead carry a water bottle and fill it up at Uni. Spend your Sundays in preparing meals and store them in fridge to use them over the week and treat yourself with great outing at the end of the week.
Don’t buy books that you will only need for a short period of time. Check them out in library first. Always try to buy second hand books. You can use gumtree.com.au
to search for second-hand books.
Open A Savings Account
Apart from your existing bank account that you may use for paying your bills and extra, try opening a new account specifically for savings. There are lot of savings accounts that earns you interest with low fees. You can google students savings account and select what best suits you. You can periodically transfer some money to this account and not touch it until you really need them.
Be A Savvy Buyer
Don’t fall for each discounts. Buy accordingly. Nevertheless, its always good to keep an eye for what discounts are happening around.
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