Guide to Student Debit/Credit Cards

The Complete Guide to Australian Student Finance

In this section: As a young adult - let alone a student - money can be a hard to get a hold of. Whether it's studying or travelling, most roads after post-graduation will cost money.

But how do the majority of us have money after we've been in school our whole lives?

Some of us have our parents to fund us. Others may be saving their whole lives, or have earned enough from a part time job.

For the rest of us, there's credit.

What is credit?

Credit is the loose term used to describe borrowed money which is generally repaid with interest - the cost of borrowing money.

Financial products which are relevant to students and young adults include:

  • Credit cards
  • Debit cards
  • Prepaid travel cards
  • Personal loans
  • Savings accounts

Credit Card Finder's Guide to Student Finance has been designed to educate students on the in's and out's of financial products for students.

We'll answer the most frequently asked question on student finance, including: and we will do our best to help.

    Drop a reply in the student finance thread and we'll do our best to answer it quickly and accurately.

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    The Credit Card Finder team
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