For students saving up some money can be quite hard, especially when you have to buy textbooks while at the same time going out with your friends. To make matters worse if you’re an art student you have to buy art supplies and an expensive laptop for digital art. But worry no further, in this article we’re going to discuss several tips on how to save more money for students, so make sure you read this article to find out more about it.
Borrow or buy used books
We get it; textbooks can be costly for a student’s wallet. To make matters worse, every new semester you have to buy new books, which can put a hole in your wallet. Our tip to deal with this problem is to search for seniors who want to sell their used books, often times you can get the books that you need for half of the price, and if you want to save more money, you can sell it again to your juniors.
Look for a part-time job
There’s no sugar-coating on this one if you want to save more money you have to look for a part-time job. Many places are looking for a part-timer, and here are some tips from us if you’re going to look for a part-time job. If you want to work flexible, consider looking for a freelance job, such as being a writer or a digital designer. If you want to save money on food, working at a restaurant as a waiter is a great idea as some places offer to give away their leftover unsold food to the waiters or the cook.
Tip: Make sure that your part-time job is not messing with your schedule, as you’re still a student after all.
Several places such as a restaurant or a bookstore often small discount in case you’re a student. So make sure that you abuse the chance while you still can. Even when you graduated make sure that you keep your student card, as some places don’t even bother to check whether you’re still a student or not.
Bring your lunch to school
This tip is perfect in case you’re on a diet while trying to stay on budget as well. We do realize that going out to eat is very expensive, especially if we go out to eat every day in a week, so make sure to pack your own lunch. The best part of packing your own lunch is that you can put in the stuff that you like while saving some money.