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Money Box Live: Students on a Shoestring

Whether it's household bills, travel costs or food shopping, discover top tips on how to budget and save money while studying at university, to help your student loan go further

Thousands of students are starting university for the first time in the coming weeks, full of excitement at the next stage in their life and some trepidation on how to pay for the academic year ahead. For many it’s the first time away from home – and the first time they’ll have to manage their day-to-day living costs, whether it’s rent, insurance, travel or the cost of a pint. Paul Lewis and guests will be hearing top tips for students on how to budget and save money whilst studying at university, to help the student loan go further.

Guests:
Tom Allingham from Save The Student website
Regina Martin, Debt Adviser, National Debtline, run by Money Advice Trust

Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Sally Abrahams

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