Luxury travel on a budget

Travelling as a student is easy. The checklist entails cheap accommodation, cheap booze and cheap travel. Hostels, £1 pints and interrailing across Europe covers this nicely. You are less worried about customer service as you’re accustomed to living in University accommodation where there is none! Hence a hostel in the back streets of Prague with … Continue reading Luxury travel on a budget

The Ugly Side of Beauty Subscriptions

Subscription services are becoming more and more common, and we all use them. Whether it’s for Amazon Prime, dating websites or slimming products, they’re extremely convenient to consumers, usually offering a stellar deal to pique interest and curiosity. These deals often include a free trial period or lower subscription rates for the first 3 months. … Continue reading The Ugly Side of Beauty Subscriptions

Who wants to be a broke student, anyways?

Hi Guys, As a first-year student starting in September 2016, my main fear was surviving on pasta for two weeks, unable to afford pasta sauce. I had the slight concern that I’d blow my whole student finance payment by the end of Freshers’ Week. I’m sure this feels inevitable for most students, but it doesn’t … Continue reading Who wants to be a broke student, anyways?

Will the government’s “subscription trap” proposals go far enough?

In last week's Spring Budget, the UK government finally acknowledged a problem plaguing 60% of the UK population. That is the issue of companies employing ‘subscription traps’ to lure customers into unwittingly parting with their money on a regular basis. So, what is a subscription trap? One of the most common types is when companies … Continue reading Will the government’s “subscription trap” proposals go far enough?