Black Friday season is all about managing your personal finances and staying on a budget. Finding your path in a sea of fantastic bargains and seductive offers can be a huge challenge, especially for a student with limited finances. Moreover, we often tend to overspend and end up buying what we don’t need just because it’s “a good deal.” The trend for more conscious consumption and responsible spending dominates among consumers for a while now. Magically, all our mindfulness disappears when we see an attractive banner “40 percent off, today only.”
You can indeed get amazing discounts on valuable items. Still, you should spend within your budget and stick to shopping lists. Here are ten tips to help you come through Black Monday and Cyber Monday in style and on a budget. Some of these tips, like a “stop list,” are useful for advancing your shopping and money management in general. It is crucial to create a conscious system around your personal finances, and below you find helpful building blocks. That’s a really great deal!
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Have you checked if you are studying at a sustainable college? Maybe your study environment does not answer the latest recommendations on sustainable use of resources and does not promote green initiatives. Don’t despair too soon: as a student, you have plenty of possibilities to take action. This guide will help you make a difference: in your lifestyle, on campus, and in your community.
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We often tend to grab something on the go to last between breakfast and dinner, and we call it a student lunch. It can be a chocolate bar, a sandwich from the nearest supermarket, cold dinner left-overs, or even fast-food (holy moly). However, lunch is essential while it has to sustain us through a bigger part of a working day. As students, we want our ideal lunches to be quick to prepare, cheap, nutritious, and tasty. And it’s nonetheless possible to find a recipe that fits all these criteria! Below is a selection of some recipes (suitable for various dietary needs) that any student would appreciate.
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