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how to not blow all your money by Christmas

I’m no financier, but… I’ve done a few stupid things in my life to blow my money before Christmas. So by that score, I have eternal knowledge when it comes to the student ability to spend money on things that have absolutely no meaning or importance to you whatsoever. We tend to go a little overboard after uni is finished – we have drinks with friends, buy takeout food, and indulge in the euphoric freedom of being released from the…

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tips for an affordable Christmas lunch

Let’s face it – Christmas is a strain on the bank account. We buy heaps of presents, food, drinks, clothes and travel hundreds of thousands of kilometres to be with the people we love on the day. Some of us do it up fancy with a three course meal and endless snacks throughout the day, and some people just like to keep it simple. Even if you’re not the Christmas-y type, we’ve got some great ways to make an amazing…

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do your Christmas shop on a student budget

‘Tis the season to lose money, fa la la la la, la la, la la. We’re buying presents, spending money on travel, buying food, drinks, clothes and heaps more, so how are students expected to survive on such a narrow budget!? Luckily for you, it’s not all doom and gloom in the finance department when it comes to Chrissy, you just have to be a little more frugal and practical about your gift-giving! Here are my top tips for Christmas shopping…

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