Thursday February 20, 2020

Building a nest egg for your family's education

The sooner you start putting money away for your children's education, the better, as it looks like costs are going to continue rising, writes Emma Kennedy.

13th January, 2013
It can be difficult to make the sums add up for funding your child's education. Photo: Getty

Leaving Certificate students of 2013 have their thinking caps on, as the annual CAO deadline for college applicants looms. Thousands of students must decide by February 1 whether they want to go to college, what institution they'd like to go to and what course they'd like to study. For parents, this first step of the college journey is also a big marker.

Putting your child through college is becoming increasingly expensive, with the student registration fee on...

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