Rich students save by paying fees up front

Image copyright Getty Images The wealthiest students are going to university in England for the lowest cost, by paying their tuition fees up front, say researchers. About 10% of students are not taking out loans and so avoid interest rates of 6.3% paid by other students, says the Intergenerational Foundation. The think tank says it […]

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Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The women say the “rigid” system has left them unable to make ends meet (illustrated by models) Four working single mothers have won a High Court challenge over the government’s universal credit scheme. They argued a “fundamental problem” with the system meant their monthly payments varied “enormously”, leaving them out […]

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