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How to tackle back-to-school costs as classrooms reopen

Pandemic could see more parents struggle with school costs this year than before, writes Louise McBride

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Pandemic could see more parents struggle with school costs this year than before. Stock photo

Pandemic could see more parents struggle with school costs this year than before. Stock photo

Pandemic could see more parents struggle with school costs this year than before. Stock photo

Upcoming back-to-school time will be a world apart from previous years. While safety is clearly the priority amidst Covid-19, with parents facing costs of as much as €1,500 to send one child to school, back-to-school expenses are also a huge issue. Given that many people are out of work or on reduced pay due to the pandemic, back-to-school costs could well be a struggle for more parents this year than has ever been the case previously.

So if you're finding this coming back-to-school season a bigger financial struggle than you ever have before, here are some things worth knowing.


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