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    • Jas212
    • By Jas212 5th Nov 19, 6:32 PM
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    Help a student save
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    • 5th Nov 19, 6:32 PM
    Help a student save 5th Nov 19 at 6:32 PM
    Hi, this is my first post on MSE!

    I am 17 years old and planning on attending University next year. I will be applying for the full loans from student finance (maintenance & student loan) and will hopefully have a part-time job next year too.

    Iam a keen saver for the future therefore Iam interested in saving and the money fountain that is on the blog really intrigues (and confuses) me.

    Iam just wondering if you can advise me on how it would apply to me please?

    Do I open a help to buy/lifetime ISA then move the money into a bank account then a regular savings account etc? How do i know when to move the money?

    Thankyou so much for your help and response.
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    • venison
    • By venison 8th Nov 19, 11:25 PM
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    • 8th Nov 19, 11:25 PM
    The help to buy isa's end this month.
    Dont blame me I voted Labour
    • Alice Holt
    • By Alice Holt 9th Nov 19, 10:35 PM
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    • 9th Nov 19, 10:35 PM
    You might want to post this on the Savings and Investments thread as well.

    There are some knowledgeable posters there re savings.
    Alice Holt Forest situated some 4 miles south of Farnham forms the most northerly gateway to the South Downs National Park.
    • dimbo61
    • By dimbo61 25th Nov 19, 10:14 PM
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    • 25th Nov 19, 10:14 PM
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    • 25th Nov 19, 10:14 PM
    Money saving at University.
    Live at home !
    If you can commute to Uni on a daily basis and buy a student bus or rail pass.
    • financiallifehacks
    • By financiallifehacks 2nd Dec 19, 11:57 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 19, 11:57 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 19, 11:57 PM
    Just general advice for your new college students but make sure to apply for a student bank account/credit card. Student bank account will save you on a lot of bank fees whereas the credit card is free and it helps you start building your credit rating. Make sure to use the credit card as if your using cash and pay it very regularly.

    You can also get microsoft office for free as a student so make sure you don't buy the license.
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