Take control of your finances while studying
Living from month-to-month is a typical situation that many tertiary students face. Without a regular income, they usually rely on their parents for financial support and some supplement by taking up part-time jobs. They have many opportunities and temptations to overspend. Here are five tips to help students manage their money better.
An unforgettable graduation trip is something that many university fresh graduates look forward to. It's a chance to take a break after all the studying to see the world before embarking on life's next chapter.
Bobby and Matthew have been best friends since secondary school. They now share a dormitory at university, yet the two are very different. Bobby is an active guy who believes in "living in the moment", while Matthew is more cautious and likes to plan for the long term. How, then, do their personalities affect the way they manage their money?
Many university and college students apply for loans from the government to help with tuition fees and other expenses. Let's take a short quiz to see how much you know about student loans.
Credit cards issued to university students usually have a credit limit of $10,000. Let say, if you apply for three credit cards, you will end up with a total credit limit of $30,000. If you don't use your cards wisely, you will soon have money problems. How should credit cards be used?
Going on an overseas exchange programme is a worthwhile life experience. But students can't rely on their family when they study abroad and the cost of living is usually higher, especially in Europe and the United States. So, how should students prepare moneywise for an overseas exchange programme?