Savvy spending for young people


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Savvy spending for young people

You’ve done your A ‘levels and chosen your course, and picked your university or college; you’re almost there!

With help from Our Newham Money its time to think about how you are going to pay for it all.

Always remember to ask yourself the following before spending on anything:

  • Can I afford it?
  • Do I need it?
  • Is it worth it?
  • Will I use it?
  • Is this the cheapest place to buy the item?

If you say No to any of these questions then don’t buy.

We’ve put the following guides together to help you get through university or college and ensure savvy spending throughout your time studying.

Savvy spending for sixth form students

GCSE exams are over, the well deserved summer holiday is being enjoyed and the start of the sixth form is approaching.

There are bundles of tips and tricks on MoneySavingExpert website for 16 to 25 year olds to help you plot the path to financial independence without getting ripped off.

Learning about the importance of saving and only buying things which you can afford is an important part of adult life.

Other useful websites below:

Financial Independence - Understanding Financial Jargon

What further education Funding can I get in England?


Use our free tools to get a better picture of your finances, find out the types of loan you can afford and work out how you can save more money.