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    Hey y'all,

    I'm looking to get a student bank account and according to this article

    http://www.savethestudent.org/money/...-accounts.html

    I should get one with Santander, get their free travel card, then switch to HSBC for a bigger 0% overdraft.

    What do you all think I should do and can I do this if I should?
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    (Original post by similarBlank)
    Hey y'all,

    I'm looking to get a student bank account and according to this article

    http://www.savethestudent.org/money/...-accounts.html

    I should get one with Santander, get their free travel card, then switch to HSBC for a bigger 0% overdraft.

    What do you all think I should do and can I do this if I should?
    You can only according to many banks t&cs have one student bank account at once so go for the one with highest overdraft straight away to save hassle
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    You can only according to many banks t&cs have one student bank account at once so go for the one with highest overdraft straight away to save hassle
    Okay, thanks.

    However, I'm thinking of going with Santander and sticking with them. Another website also said it was the best somehow.
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    (Original post by similarBlank)
    Okay, thanks.

    However, I'm thinking of going with Santander and sticking with them. Another website also said it was the best somehow.
    As long as the overdraft is enough for you then nothing to worry about
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    As long as the overdraft is enough for you then nothing to worry about
    Out of curiosity, how would I know whether an overdraft is big enough for me? I don't really have any indicator of which to go by, but I've always imagined that I wouldn't need all that much of a high one. :P
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    (Original post by similarBlank)
    Out of curiosity, how would I know whether an overdraft is big enough for me? I don't really have any indicator of which to go by, but I've always imagined that I wouldn't need all that much of a high one. :P
    Do you know what your student finance entitlement is and what sort of budget you'll have for everything? once you know those, i guess you ll know how much you need. Its good to have one just incase a student finance payment ends up late for some reason though.
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    Do you know what your student finance entitlement is and what sort of budget you'll have for everything? once you know those, i guess you ll know how much you need. Its good to have one just incase a student finance payment ends up late for some reason though.
    Yeah, then I think the Satander one should be enough, I think.
 
 
 

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