Saturday 25 November 2017

If you have high hopes for your toddler, start saving...

For many, there are no savings to call on after seven years of budget-sapping austerity
For many, there are no savings to call on after seven years of budget-sapping austerity
Charlie Weston

Charlie Weston

If you are raising children and expect them to end up going to college, then prepare to be hit with a financial avalanche.

That is the clear message from a comprehensive survey of the cost of third-level education carried out on behalf of the Irish League of Credit Unions.

And it is not as if most students are lazy leeches, depending on mammy and daddy to finance a life of drinking, dating and watching afternoon TV.

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