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Jun 22, 2016 12:42 PM EDT

Money Saving Tips For College Students

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Most students in colleges and universities have low finances and are always finding ways to save some money for future uses.

There are several ways to help save money in college. Avoiding unnecessary purchases and utilizing free resources are some of the best ways to save money, SayCampusLife.com posted.

Buying a car is a luxury especially to college students. One of the ways to save in transportation is by using public transport which is more convenient and cheap. Another way is by using car pools or by joining an hourly rate car sharing scheme.

Buying from warehouse sales is one of the ways where students can save money. Warehouse sales are getting popular these days. Plus, there is a wide variety of choices at such a very affordable price. Some sales even go up to 50% discount on all items. One drawback of this, however, is that the items sold in warehouse sales are out of season. To solve this, planning for the requirements is advised. The items can be stocked and be used later for a big savings.

Discount cards and coupons are also getting popular in the markets all over the world. Search online for coupons for restaurants, hotels, and other services. Some petrol stations offer discount coupons to customers that own discount cards. Also, some discount coupons are on the daily newspaper.

Another way of solving the financial problems is by eating at cheap but good food courts instead of going to a fancy expensive restaurants. College students must assign part of the budget to be spent on food.

One of the best way in saving through food is by eating at Hawker Centers. Even though the prices are very cheap, the food quality is always good. Lots of food connoisseurs around Singapore visit these food courts to eat good food, The Best Singapore reported.

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