How To Survive: Budgeting

It can be a scary and worrying experience leaving home and fending for yourself while at university for the first time. One of the biggest challenges students will endure is keeping on top of their finances. According to a recent study by ING Direct, 87% of teenagers admit they do not know how to manage their money. By not having the sufficient knowledge of financial budgeting can lead to financial difficulties and put student’s mental health at …

Risk module – awaken your inner superhero

Let’s say you’re a superhero. Let’s say you can have any number of superpowers that you want.

Got them? Great.

You save the planet on a daily basis from all the evils of this world and beyond. Everyone on this planet loves you, and you love doing your job.

But every superhero has a weakness. Yours happens to be this: as soon as your bank balance drops below a certain amount you lose all your powers.

Now you do get a set amount of m…

3 things you need to know about Blackbullion

Have you received a message from your university or seen a flyer, or poster, to sign up to Blackbullion and you’re still not quite sure who we are? Well, here is what you need to know:

What is Blackbullion? 

Blackbullion is a learning platform created to help you get to grips with all things money. It’s filled with videos, graphics, and quizzes covering financial subjects designed to empower you to make more informed financial decisions.

Money Makes the World Go Round…

It’s been ‘all change’ in the world of money recently…
In the last few weeks, the old crinkly fivers we all knew and loved were taken out of circulation, and the non-creasable, polymer, sparkly new ones became the only legal tender in town. According to the Bank of England, these notes are stronger, cleaner and more waterproof, which means next time you accidentally leave one in your jeans when you wash them, it will come out freshly laundered, …

On the Money

Skills are the currency of 21st century and we need new ways to learn them. Learn when convenient (no schedules), earn rewards, get social, and self-assess to ensure effectiveness

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