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Top tips on how to save money as a student

Worrying about money when trying to study can lead to stress, and affect your chances for academic success. Making ends meet on a student budget isn't easy, but there are ways to make your money stretch further.

Scroll through our top ten strategies to help you save money at university and avoid student debt...

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8. Credit

Understand how credit works, and how to use it wisely. The Money Charity has useful advice on what you need to know about credit. Understand how credit scores work by reading more at the Prince’s Trust.

If you have a credit card, try to pay it off as soon as possible. At the very least, be sure you pay the minimum each month to avoid charges.