Student Bank Accounts

It is possible to lessen the debt a student has on graduation

A parents guide to student finance

Students face a daunting financial legacy at the end of their studies. Find out how you can help as a parent.

Student insurance could save you a packet in the long run

The ultimate guide to student insurance

If you are heading off to university make sure you arrange the right type of student insurance cover before you go. Check out our comprehensive guide.

Choosing the right student bank account is vital

The top five student bank accounts for 2012

With higher tuition fees managing your finances as a student has never been more important. look for the highest interest-free overdraft. selects the top five.

The cost of life at university has risen to an average of £53,000, according to new research

A-level students can expect to pay £53k in university costs

Students celebrating their A-level results may sober up quicker when they realise that becasue of the government's policy on tuition fees the total cost of university has doubled to £53,000.

Santander has announced improvement s to its student bank accounts

Santander extend student bank account £50 switching offer

Santander has extended its £50 switching offer for students to move to their student bank accounts and has announced higer overdrafts for year one and two students.

Halifax has launched an improved student bank account

Halifax unveils improved student bank account

The Halifax has launched an improved student bank account that guarantees a successful applicant a £1,000 interest-free overdraft, potentially rising to £3,000.

New student account announced by Lloyds TSB

Lloyds TSB unveils 2012 Student Account

Lloyds TSB has today launched its 2012 Student Current Account, which offers tiered interest and a fee-free planned overdraft.

Santander is offering students a £50 switching incentive

Santander offers students £50 to switch current accounts

Santander is offering students £50 if they transfer to its Student Current Account before the end of June.

Students lack understanding of basic financial concepts, says the CII

Just 2% of college students believe being in debt is "unusual"

Research from the Chartered Insurance Institute shows that despite being expected to make significant financial decisions many 16-18 year-olds don't understand basic financial terms.

A graduate loan can help bridge the gap between university and a career

A guide to graduate loans

If you have graduated recently and are looking for ways to fund a business venture, continue studying or live whilst on an internship a graduate loan could be the answer.

Choosing the best student bank account could save students money

What is the best student bank account for 2011-12?

We take a look at what students should be taking into account when considering which student bank account to open for the new term starting in September.

Students need to look carefully at overdraft details, it has been suggested

A-Level passers 'need to focus on student account overdrafts'

A-level students ready for university need to think carefully about the various overdraft facilities offered by student accounts.

Student accounts offer very different terms, has revealed.

Students need to 'look beyond' the freebies

University students need to look beyond the one-off freebies offered by banks and think carefully about the terms accounts offer in the longer term, it has been suggested.

Halifax has launched its new student deal

Halifax reveals new student account offers

Halifax, voted the best student banking provider in 2010 by Your Money for the fourth consecutive year, has unveiled the terms of its new student account for 2011.

Students can take advantage of a tiered interest and fee-free planned overdraft of up to £1,500 in the first three years with Lloyds

Lloyds TSB launches new student account

Lloyds TSB has launched its 2011 Student Current Account, offering a range of benefits.

HSBC offers £1,000 extra on interest free overdraft

HSBC offers £1,000 extra on interest free overdraft

Students who are on the lookout for a better bank account may be interested in a new offer from HSBC offering an overdraft of up to £3,000 interest free during their studies.

Students possessions are vulnerable so contents insurance makes sense

Student Insurance: A guide to choosing the right policy

If you are moving away from home for the first time as a student you need to get contents insurance cover to make sure your valuables and equipment is protected.

With tuition fees rising students need to manage their finances carefully

The ultimate student finance guide

With exams over, many students thoughts turn to fun in the sun over the summer before the next step in their student life. However, it pays to think ahead and plan your finances before you leave for university.

Student finance options are complex for mature students

Managing your finances as a mature student

The cost of studying is rising for all students but the funding options for mature students who have different financial circumstances are even more complex. Kate Saines provides some clarity.

A good overdraft facility makes all the difference with student bank accounts

The top 5 student bank accounts

Deciding on the best student bank account may not appear to be the most attractive way to spend your fresher's week. However, making the right decision could save you hundreds, perhaps even thousands of pounds during the course of your studies.

Plan your finances well and minimise your student debt

Student finances – Your essential university money guide

Your essential guide to student finances. Make the most out of your money at university and minimise your student debt with our handy guide.

Student debt set to pile on

One in four students expect 20 years of debt

A quarter of students now expect their university debts to take as long as 20 years to clear.

Tomorrow's high fliers left stuck at home over university costs and debt fears

One in five students to live at home

A fifth of students are set to spend their university days living at home.

Alvin Hall provides help for students and their finances

Alvin Hall – Student banking and finance Video Advice Clinic

Alvin Hall joins us to provide some practical advice for students heading to university and their parents.

Students face tough decisions over finances as unversity debts mount

Students struggle to afford cost of living

New students are facing some of the greatest economic challenges in generations as almost a third are now living at home throughout university to cut costs.

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