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The kids are alright – how to fund a college education

They say that in life that the best things we can give our children are love and a good education. Love money can’t buy, education it can. In broad terms we estimated that sending a child to college costs a minimum of €1,200 per month, or €33,000 in total over the course of a three year degree. This figure does not allow for a particularly lavish social life. Whilst funding your child’s “student lifestyle” may not be at the top of your priority list, it has been shown that having a certain level of disposable income is healthy for students as it removes stress and allows them to focus on their studied. With this in mind we would consider a figure of €1,700 - €2,000 an appropriate budget. Thi

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