Something’s gone horribly wrong with student loans. We’ve found that 57,000 former students are waiting for refunds worth £15 million. All because the Student Loans Company and HMRC can’t communicate.
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With university tuition fees of up to £9,000 a year set to hit students’ pockets from 2012, we take a closer look at the plans and ask you whether the new fees are needed, and perhaps more importantly, fair.
Yesterday, communities secretary Eric Pickles outlined the future of funding for local councils, with dramatic cuts all round and a new ‘localism bill’. How is your area affected and are you concerned about the cuts?
Brits pay more for childcare than anyone else in the world – and with university fees rising, our kids are getting costly. So should we be regarding them as luxury items, or is it all a price worth paying?
While young people are responsible for their own finances, we’ve made it too easy for them to borrow – and, in some cases, too difficult for them not to. So is it really their fault for getting into debt?
It’s a black day for students as the government confirms that universities can triple annual charges from 2012. Will this put young people off higher education or just force them into more debt?
If we were taught about money from an early age, we could face the banks on an equal footing when we get older. So why don’t schools put personal finance on the curriculum?
If you’re one of the lucky ones heading off to uni this Autumn, it’ll pay to keep your cash in check. Look no further – here’s everything you need to know from our student money expert.