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Sunday 18th of April 2010

News Tag: living costs

August 20, 2009

Student living costs almost £200 per week

by David Masters
Student living costs almost £200 per week
The cost of living for students has increased 5% in the past 12 months to nearly £200 per week, according to research by Halifax. A poll by the financial provider found the average student now spends £193.50 per week during term time on food, accommodation, socialising, alcohol, clothes, and books. The increase, up from £183.80 per week in 2008, comes despite students ...



June 19, 2009

Average home costs £31 per day

by David Masters
Average home costs £31 per day
Running a household now costs an average of nearly £11,500 per year, or £31 per day, according to new research from Sainsbury's. Homeowners spend an annual £11,455 on mortgage payments, council tax, energy bills, and property upkeep, the study found. This is an increase of 2.6% in the past two years – a relatively low rise compared to Sainsbury's previous research in 2007, ...