Money Management Tips For Your Children

Money Management Tips For Your Children

Who taught you about money management? School, your parents, no-one at all? The latter seems to be the case for most of my generation, with the majority muddling along working it out for themselves and trying to get to grips with budgeting, saving and understanding how interest works as they…

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Financial Planning As A Subject In Schools

Whoever you are and whatever you do, financial literacy is a critical life skill. All of us need to know the money management basics such as how debt works, why it’s a bad idea to go on a spending spree with a credit card, how to budget within our means…

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Irish Expats: Which University Fees For My Children?

This is something that I get asked about all the time by concerned Irish parents so I thought it would be useful to put some relevant information down in a blog post. Most universities around the world charge more for international students (as opposed to domestic ones) and Ireland is…

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15 Unspoken Benefits Of University Education

As any parent of a teenager thinking about further education will tell you, the cost of a degree is gasp-inducingly expensive. A home or EU undergraduate will, for example, pay £9,250 in fees in the 2019-20 academic year for the privilege of an Oxford University education, while overseas students will…

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Cost Affects University Education Decision

A level results came out in the UK last week with over 300,000 students finding out whether they had made the grade. Fewer students received A and A* grades this year with a drop of 0.9 percentage points, the biggest fall since records began. 25.5% of grades were in the…

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University Education

Six reasons why a university education is worth the cost The cost of a university education is going up and up. According to a recent article in The Economist student debt in the US has now reached $1.2tn, surpassing credit card debt and car loans. That’s not surprising when you…

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