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Saving for the Future in Canada's North West

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Julia Fan Li [2008] is a Gates Cambridge Alumna. She was a 2013/2014 Action Canada Fellow and co-authored the report "A Question of Future Prosperi...

10 Ways To Get A Cheaper Phone Contract

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

If you are considering buying a shiny new generation iPhone (or indeed any other phone), the first thing you have to deal with is the dreaded contract...

Saving Money by Turning Air Into Heat - a Modern-day Miracle

Andrew Denham | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Denham

One word of warning, if you are considering applying for a payback, my advice would be to do it so sooner rather than later. The Government plans to review the scheme quarterly and will reduce the incentive as necessary based on the number of people wanting to join. This is one example where it really will pay to be in there from the beginning.

Managing Your Finances In Five Easy Steps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

New year, new resolutions right? And we're betting one of them is getting your finances in line? If we're bang on the money (sorry), read on.. S...

15 Ways To Make Money In January

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

January is a tough time for the old finances, we all know that. But instead of moping about money, why not make some instead? We've put together ou...

Why Saving Is Not a Luxury

Pauline Ngari | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Pauline Ngari

If you are poor, living at the margins of society and excluded from financial institutions, can you really save? Do you have any 'spare' money? And if you do, can you save enough to make a difference? We often assume the answer is 'No', but I speak from personal experience when I say that the answer to these questions is emphatically 'Yes'.

Saying 'Hello Graduation, So Long Student Discount'

Megan Brownrigg | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Brownrigg

At least National Rail keeps you feeling like a 'Young Person' until you're 25. If entitled to a five year free railcard with your student bank account, don't forget to apply for it. That would make you feel very silly and possibly drive you to write an article yearning the mistake. No sympathy expected.

Ways to Save Money for Your Business

Zahra Razavi | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK
Zahra Razavi

Given the current state of economic affairs in Great Britain, not to mention Europe, and indeed the rest of the world, it's no surprise that just about every business is cutting back on expenditure wherever possible. If you're thinking about where to make savings in your own business, here are some important areas to consider.

Student Discounts: Offers Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Bringing you the best offers of the week from Student Beans, exclusive to Huffington Post UK Students. Free Cookie Nom nom nom... Free £...

How to Get Rich by the Time You're 50

Katie Morley | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Morley

But a growing number of us are getting impatient. We don't want to wait until we're nearly 40 to be a property owner. No. We want to be rich, or at least financially comfortable, by the time we're middle aged - which means we need to make things happen much quicker.

Do Twenty-Somethings Have It Worse Than Ever? Tough Times Call for Smart Measures

Katie Morley | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Morley

I think now might be the worst time in living memory to be a young person. But we don't get to decide when we're born - so here we are, in the wake of the 'Great Recession'; the first generation predicted to be financially worse off than our parents since the Second World War.

Five Easy Ways to Save Money for the Future

Zahra Razavi | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

The future is a scary concept. Whether you're a school leaver, the family breadwinner in the prime of your career, or about to enter retirement, it's natural to have concerns about the years to come. Money is the primary area of worry for most people, but there are simple and painless ways to prepare without winning the lottery.

Student Beans' Offers Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

This week's Student Beans offers, exclusive to HuffPost UK Students... Free Palmers Cocoa Butter Get yours now... Samsung Galaxy S3 + Unl...

Money Tips for the New Financial Year

Zahra Razavi | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Everybody is looking to maximise earnings and minimise spending in order to have that little bit more to spend on the treats life has to offer. As we enter the new financial year, here are five top money tips to help you on your way.

The Perils of Savings Gaps and Their Impact on Retirement

Christine Foyster | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK
Christine Foyster

At some point in our lives, most people will experience a period of financial constraint brought about by an unexpected, or unplanned for, event.

Would you rather be a Boomer?

Vivi Friedgut | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vivi Friedgut

I am often asked how we dare preach saving to young people living in debt. I am asked how it is possible that the young-and-broke generation, my generation, can be asked to make even further sacrifices by saving for their future.

Be Savvy With Your Cash Like the (Ahem) Big Boys

Alex J. Campbell | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alex J. Campbell

There's no doubt that when it comes to saving we're all talk and no trousers. You could also be forgiven for thinking then that men are better at it than women, but even that's not true.

How To Save Money This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Christmas is an expensive time all round and if you're a student with no income then it can often be pretty stressful. As competition for jobs does...

What Governments Can Learn From the Economic Behaviour of Their Wealthiest Citizens

Justin Cash | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Politics
Justin Cash

Some individuals have achieved staggering levels of affluence compared to their peers. This is undeniably true. So is the fact that some countries have accumulated a stock of wealth that is by orders of magnitude larger than their competitors.

Three Simple Steps to Your Dreams

Graham Mannion | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Graham Mannion

After the festive season's excesses we are pulling ourselves back onto the straight and narrow. But times are hard, right now, and some of the things we want and need look difficult to achieve.

Are You Saving Towards Your Pension?

Emma Baines | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Baines

I was having a conversation with my colleague earlier this week about pensions. I'm not putting any money into a pension fund. I never have and I nev...

Britons Saving More Per Month Even As Economic Difficulties Bite

PA | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

Britons are weathering the tough economic climate by stepping up their savings, putting away 12% more every month than a year ago, research suggests. ...