Getting smart about saving for school

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

5th August, 2018
It is important to plan ahead to avoid falling into debt

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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