How To Save Money As A College Student - Part 1

in LeoFinance5 months ago

You are a college student. You think you do not need to save money because whenever you need money, you ask your parents. Student life is the best time to make good habits. Whether you like it or not, your parents are not going to pay you forever or you do not like to ask for money. So what option do you have?

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You have to save money and take care of yourself. If you are wondering that you are just a student, how you can save money, maybe you think you do not have a lot of money, please keep reading this post.

Pay attention to your expenditure on food that's not even healthy

To live, you have to eat. So how much money do you spend hanging out with your friends and eating outside? If you never calculate that, just calculate that and it might surprise you. You spend a significant amount of money to eat outside that's not even healthy.

You are not only spending your money but also the food you eat does not add anything positive to your health. You can eat at home. Homemade food is better for your health and it will keep you heath and fit. And at the same time, you can save your money. I am not saying that you should not go out with your friends and eat outside. But you should pay close attention to this if you really want to save money.

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Stop buying expensive stuff

Sometimes you just buy things to impress others. You see people wearing expensive clothes, and you think you have to buy those clothes to stay up to their level. Maybe you are buying stuff to impress people whom you don't even like. That does not make sense.

You don't need fancy and expensive clothes, expensive clothes do not represent you, do they? Later when you look back, you would question yourself why you did those crazy things. So cut down your expenses on clothes that you do not need.

Buy second-hand textbooks

Every semester, you have to buy books that your teacher recommends. As a student, you have to have books to study. Sometimes the books you are going to buy is way too expensive. So you usually spend a big amount of money to buy books.

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How about buying second-hand textbooks?
Yes, you can do that. The only thing you should check out whether there is any new edition or update of that book. If not, you are good to buy second-hand books. The good thing is, you can save money buying second-hand books and it will not impact anything. If there is a market to buy second-hand textbooks, that's great. If not, you can buy books from senior students.

When you are a student, you are young, you have time. You can do different things and figure out what works best for you. And when you have some extra money, you have more options to taste different things. So start saving.

Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section. Thank you so much for reading this post. I'll back with Part 2 soon.

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Nice post... I have read it to my son, as he will need this to know in a couple of years... :)

Good tips!

I have read it to my son, as he will need this to know in a couple of years... :)

It means a lot to me. Thank you very much @ph1102 for your feedback! I'm inspired to make finance and cryptocurrency-related content consistently. :)

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