September 24th, 2006
STUDENTS at St Andrews and Edinburgh universities face among the highest bills in Britain for student accommodation, according to a new report.
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September 22nd, 2006
The average undergraduate beginning their degree programme this year will leave university in 2009 with debts of Â£15,000, Callcredit has warned.
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September 19th, 2006
Debt campaigners have condemned Barclaycard after it announced that it has doubled the amount of credit on offer on its student card.
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September 15th, 2006
Half of all students who abandon their university programme before sitting their final exams now say that high levels of debt are their main motivation, says new research.
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September 11th, 2006
Hear ye all students! Use your student loan wisely. Try reigning in your spending and get a part-time job. Look for interest-free overdrafts and borrow from your parents. This is the Foolish way. If, however, you have absolutely no alternative but to get a credit card, you’ll need to understand …
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September 9th, 2006
FIRST-YEAR students will this month be getting their first taste of university life with freshers’ weeks kicking off at establishments across the country.
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September 1st, 2006
Barclays has re-launched its student credit card in preparation for what will eventually be known as the class of 2009.
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August 31st, 2006
So you’re about to go to university and you’re hunting around for a good student bank account. If you can get to grips with your finances right from the start, you won’t regret it in future years, as I’m sure many, many debt-laden post-grads could tell you. The less debt …
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August 29th, 2006
Students are being robbed of possessions worth £126 million a year, according to insurance group Churchill.
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August 17th, 2006
School leavers about to go off to university appear to have mugged up on the bankruptcy laws before they’ve even arrived on campus. I’m not sure if I sympathise with them or whether I find it rather cheeky!
According to the latest survey of soon-to-be students, the credit reference agency, Equifax,
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