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  • wirm
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    • 11th Sep 05, 4:40 PM
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    • 11th Sep 05, 4:40 PM
    Some useful threads from Old Style (Thanks to Squeaky for sending me these):

    Living Within Your Means

    Some discussion with tips on how to manage on a low budget.

    Cooking for one

    Money Saving Meals for one
    As you may be cooking for yourself most of the time heres some threads to help.

    Emergency food tin
    A thread listing basic food items (and other stuff) that it's handy to take with you, or build up once you are there.

    Store Cupboard Challenge
    When the money runs out and there ain't much in the store cupboard, there are lots and lots of ideas for using up those last odds and ends in the Store Cupboard Challenge.

    Mega Index
    Everything in Old Style that has been talked about, thought about or even tried.

    Obvious tips (from a first year)

    A collection of "obvious tips" for students.
    Last edited by squeaky; 27-02-2008 at 10:17 AM.
  • Swapits Master
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    • 12th Jan 06, 6:53 PM
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    • 12th Jan 06, 6:53 PM
    thank you it helpful
    If you like the things i say thank me.
  • wirm
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    • 12th Jan 06, 11:51 PM
    • #4
    • 12th Jan 06, 11:51 PM
    Thanks.

    If anyone knows of any useful threads that I could add please let me know.
    • jenny_f
    • By jenny_f 2nd Oct 06, 9:00 PM
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    jenny_f
    • #5
    • 2nd Oct 06, 9:00 PM
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    • 2nd Oct 06, 9:00 PM
    Is there anything on here on student bills etc, who is best to go with and things?

    cheers
    • caroline1973lefty
    • By caroline1973lefty 6th Dec 06, 5:06 PM
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    caroline1973lefty
    • #6
    • 6th Dec 06, 5:06 PM
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    • 6th Dec 06, 5:06 PM
    i just started a thread on cheap or free books which might be of interest to students
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.html?t=322270
    • bylromarha
    • By bylromarha 2nd Jan 07, 3:03 PM
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    bylromarha
    • #7
    • 2nd Jan 07, 3:03 PM
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    • 2nd Jan 07, 3:03 PM
    any threads on companies which insure your contents in a shared house would be useful please.
    Who made hogs and dogs and frogs?
    • ames123
    • By ames123 28th Jan 07, 4:41 PM
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    ames123
    • #8
    • 28th Jan 07, 4:41 PM
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    • 28th Jan 07, 4:41 PM
    The obvious tips thread which I have bumped would be a useful addition to the list I think.
    • fallenwiccan
    • By fallenwiccan 30th Jan 07, 9:17 AM
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    fallenwiccan
    • #9
    • 30th Jan 07, 9:17 AM
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    • 30th Jan 07, 9:17 AM
    i need help on finding cheap student contents insurance please

    the best i've found so far has been HSBC (through Norwich Union)
    i've tried endsleigh and cover4insurance.com so far but they were all way high
    HSBC CC - £3000 / £3000
    Halifax CC - £1032.77 / £1032.77
    Mortgage currently at £82,299.71 £76,017.62 would love to overpay
    • twink
    • By twink 3rd May 07, 7:05 PM
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    twink
    does your parents contents insurance not cover you? worth finding out
  • moonmoon
    thanks for posting.. it's helpful...
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  • Gnave
    Money saving tips
    I just read an article on www.fyimag.co.uk by ALvin Hall on financial tips for young people!

    It's quite a good article and you can ask Alvin Hall questions about money.

    Hope that helps!
    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 27th Feb 08, 10:41 AM
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    squeaky
    I've just updated the first two posts.

    Anything else?
    Hi, I'm a Board Guide on the Old Style and the Consumer Rights boards which means I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly and can move and merge posts there. Board guides are not moderators and don't read every post. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com. It is not part of my role to deal with reportable posts. Any views are mine and are not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.

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    • alisona
    • By alisona 5th Mar 08, 9:36 PM
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    alisona
    Not a 'thread', but this site might help with tax advice for students. I found out about it through my uni as part of the HM Revenue & Customs Student Tax Awareness Week

    http://www.studenttaxadvice.org.uk/
    • squeaky
    • By squeaky 7th Mar 08, 6:43 AM
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    squeaky
    Thanks, I'll add it to the list of useful links.
    Hi, I'm a Board Guide on the Old Style and the Consumer Rights boards which means I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly and can move and merge posts there. Board guides are not moderators and don't read every post. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com. It is not part of my role to deal with reportable posts. Any views are mine and are not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.

    Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
    DTFAC: Y.T.D = £5.20 Apr £0.50
  • redflash7
    what a great post!
  • Bigdaddy
    [quote=wirm;870380]Links that you may find useful:-


    Students and tax:-



    http://www.studenttaxservices.org.uk - Free and IMPARTIAL advice and free helpdesk
    • Poppycat
    • By Poppycat 28th Aug 08, 4:13 PM
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    Poppycat
    Freemonster

  • studentcash
    I know this is a shameless bump, but my new blog might come in here, it's studentcashflow.co.uk. It has usefill tips on student banking, budgeting, making some extra cash, student living and most financial topics which affects students.
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  • Mrsmanda
    I used saxon insurance when I went to uni the first time. They were reasonably priced and their customer services seemed really good though I don't know how they were if you actually had to claim through them.
    https://www.saxoninsurance.com/

    I'd avoid endsleigh - they are the insurance company which is recommended by the NUS but they are much more expensive than most other student insurance packages and I have friends who found their customer services appalling.
    I think they rely on students taking the advice of NUS and not bothering shopping around.
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