Lloyds TSB Encourages New Students To Eat Well On A Budget
on: September 17, 2009, 7:31 am
Author: Lloyds TSB
TSB is encouraging new students to eat healthily whilst staying
within a budget with the launch of its 'Budget Cook Off' section
of the Savvy Saver student hub, an all round guide for students,
advising them on how to manage finances during their time at University.
new section of the site contains practical tips for healthy eating
with limited finances and also offers a video showing students
putting the budget
cooking tips into practice.
in the range of tips is information on how to make sure a healthy
diet is maintained throughout the day, even when students are
pushed for time or under stress from upcoming exams or deadlines.
The 'Budget Cook Off' section also advises prospective students
on how to find the best deals on food in the shops and habits
to avoid, such as junk food and eating out, in order to make the
most of their money.
The savvy student
hub has been launched in response to student concerns about their
finances. As part of its annual research* with more than a thousand
17-25 year olds who hope to start a degree course in the autumn,
Lloyds TSB found that
three quarters of would-be freshers think that money management
is especially important in the current economic environment.
McGrath, director of current accounts, Lloyds TSB, commented:
"We want to do everything we can to support young people
manage their finances responsibly but also have fun and enjoy
their studies. We hope the hub will show them that it is possible
to study on a budget, and also that they’re not alone in
being concerned about looking after their pennies during their
Notes to Editors:
*Research conducted online by Ciao amongst 1,052 17-25 year olds
who plan to start a degree course in autumn 2009. Research conducted
in July 2009.
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including its student
account, savings accounts, insurance, personal loans and credit
cards, investment and cash ISA accounts designed to meet different
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