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The cost of succeeding

Parents are willing to go to expensive lengths to ensure their children pass their exams according to recent research which shows 55% of parents will hire a private tutor to help their children revise for their GCSE’s and A Levels. Education by all reports seems to becoming more and more...


Can college students afford a pet dog?

Between tuition and textbooks, college students generally don’t have a lot of wiggle room in their budgets. While they may have to give up things like gourmet dining and expensive entertainment, they may not have to give up the joy of owning a dog. The first step, of course, is to make sure...

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Thrifty tips for student living

We all know that being a student is hardly the most glamorous of lifestyles. But rather than living on a diet of brown rice and water, with a little bit of planning, we can enjoy student life that’s not only enjoyable, but often surprisingly varied too! The key thing is to plan in advance....


Loans: The state of the industry in 2016

After a long period of virtually unavailable credit, things are looking up for Britons who want loans to improve their lot. Interest rates are at an historical low, with HSBC and M&S Bank offering loans of £7,500 over five years at the unprecedented rate of 3.3 percent. Other lenders have reduced...

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