5 Ways to Save on
|I do not know any student who
complains about having too much money to spare! With the
tuition and living cost as high as they are, saving money is
essential to student living. Here are 5 techniques that
can help you save money on campus without giving up many of the
pleasures of life!
- The number one technique is to buy the same items
you would normally buy, but buy on a sale, or from bargain stores,
or with coupons. Look for printed coupons in your free student
newspapers. You can save quite a lot of pizza, hair-cuts,
groceries through clipping coupons. You can also get an
specifically for your area to save on meals, movies, travel and
other items you shop regularly. Here is a deal on
entertainment books to save
$5 off and free shipping.
- Likewise, shop online for items like electronics,
textbooks, music CD's, etc. In lost cases, you do not have to
pay sales tax. Plus, many online vendors have free coupons
that you can add on top of the sale prices. We recommend
free coupons and deals.
Click here for
used textbooks. Another
great source for music CD and DVD video bargains is
Half.com. They have prices at least half off on
off $10 Half.com coupons here. And get many
Newegg promo code here.
- Do not take your car to the campus! Most
campuses are crowded, and almost none have free parking on or near
the campus. By not having a car, you also save on car
payments, car insurance, maintenance and gas. Weather
permitting, biking is your best bet. If you stay farther away
from campus, consider getting a moped: You get get around in pennies
per day, plus not worry about paid parking.
- Shop around for long distance phone services.
Depending upon your calling patterns, different plans may save you a
lot of money. In any case, do not pay more than 5 cents a
minute within state calls and 10 cents a minute on state calls.
International plans vary widely in flexibility and rates.
Check rates for the specific countries you call often. Here is
long distance phone service
- Take advantage of special offers for students.
For example, when traveling, ask for student discounts. Many
airlines have cheaper fares for students just for asking. You
may also get
student credit cards, many of
them provide cheap travel vouchers to students. Here are more