Getting smart about saving for school

Getting smart about saving for school
It is important to plan ahead to avoid falling into debt

Families need to make an education savings plan as soon as possible - not only for third level, but for primary school as well

With recent figures suggesting that a growing number of families are relying on loans to finance back-to-school costs, the earlier you can starting planning for future education costs, the better.

Figures released earlier this month by Zurich Life Assurance indicated that a massive 42 per cent of parents underestimate the cost of primary education. According to Zurich, the number of parents taking out a loan to cover primary school costs has doubled in the past...

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