3 Apps To Help You Save On A Student Budget
Saving money can be difficult, especially when you're a student. Luckily, there are some ways that you can keep track of how much money you spend and save.
There are many apps that are designed to help people reach their saving goals, but very few are aimed at helping students.
Here are 3 apps that you can make use of as a student if you're trying earn cash or save a few bucks:
Quillo helps you buy and sell used textbooks.
As a university student, the cost of tuition and study materials can add up to be a lot more than expected. It's always good to save where you can, especially with textbooks. By using Quillo, you can get up to 70% off the original textbook price.
This is an investment and budgeting app created by Old Mutual.
What makes this app different to most saving apps is that it tracks your spending by linking to your bank account.
3) Varsity Vibe
Varsity Vibe is a student discount app that is only available to students registered at higher learning institutions.
While the app offers many student discounts, you'll be charged an annual fee of R200 of you sign up.
To find out more about these apps as well as saving habits that you can adopt, watch the full video on the Careers Portal Youtube channel.
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Students from Historically Disadvantaged Institutions are encouraged to apply.
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Learners who are top academic achievers and residing in the Free State province will be considered. Applicants must have applied to study at the UFS before the closing date in order to enter the Star of Stars competition.
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Bursaries will be awarded in the following fields of study:
Are you in high school and in need of funding for your studies? The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) wants to help you study further.
Learners from grades 8 to 12 are invited to apply for funding. You can get funding regardless of your subject choices!
Closing date: 30 September 2021.