USW Students Top Tips

Here are the top tips given by USW Students from National Student Money Week in February 2014.

Want to share your top tip? email us at money@southwales.ac.uk

Always pay cash so that you have an overview about your money
Buying basic food items in your shop instead of buying branded products
Get a list together before going shopping to stop impulse buying
Budget each month at the start of the month
Don’t take your cards out on a night out, only spend the cash you took out
Buy things in bulk that do not run out quickly
Do not buy all the books on your reading list, use the library
Cook in bulk and freeze the rest
Shop around and use the internet to find the best deals and offers
Only buy what you need

For further savings please view our Student Discounts and Budgeting Advice