How to ease the pain of college costs
Putting your children through college is getting more expensive, but there are ways and means of making it easier, writes Emma Kennedy.
A tough economic climate and budgetary measures aimed at bringing the nation's finances back on track are bad news for college-going students and their families, as fees get higher and grants get lower.
In last December's budget, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan announced that the student contribution for third level education would increase by €250 for the 2012/2013 academic year, bringing the charge to €2,250. For families with more than one child in college, this...
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