How to manage a €13,000 bill for the first year of the child in the University

  • How to manage a €13,000 bill for the first year of the child in the University
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    Parents of the 120,000 students who receive the results of the leaving exam this Wednesday will bill as much as €12,800 to put your child through their first year in College. Currently cost $ 12,828 per year to put a child in College – if he or she lives away from home and renting in Dublin for nine months, according to the latest study of the cost of student living in the Dublin Institute of technology (dit).
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Parents of the 120,000 students who receive the results of the leaving exam this Wednesday will bill as much as €12,800 to put your child through their first year in College. Currently cost $ 12,828 per year to put a child in College – if he or she lives away from home and renting in Dublin for nine months, according to the latest study of the cost of student living in the Dublin Institute of technology (dit).

The price drops to €11,829 per year, if the student rents outside Dublin – or almost €7000 per year, if the student can continue to live at home.

The survey dit takes into account the cost of rent, utilities, food, travel, books, clothes, medicines, mobile phones, social life, and students for free. Rent is the high cost faced by students living away from home. The average rent for students in Dublin is €541 a month, according to dit. However, if a student to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Dublin 2, it can expect to pay an average rent in the amount of 1,817 a month – on the basis of the results of the latest rental reports it is foolish. Rent €1,817 monthly rate will push up the cost of sending a child to College, to €24,300 a year.

As a typical third-level course runs for three or four years, the cost of sending a child to College is one of the biggest bills parents never faced. There are some steps you can take to keep the bill in check – here are some of them.

Back taxes

Of €3,000 per student per year, the student contribution charge this is a big blow to the pocket. Tax relief on tuition fees allows you to return to a fifth of the cost of the student contribution charge for second and subsequent children in third level education. Is tax benefits in the amount of €600, if you have two children in full-time third level education. However, you cannot obtain tax relief on the student contribution charge, if you only have one child in College. You can also have the right to return tax when paying tuition in graduate or part-time course – or if your child repeaters.

Avoid or limit rent

And this is more than € 5,000 cheaper per year for students wishing to live in your home than to pay for rental housing, do not go through the lease – if it is possible and practical to do so. If your child will be looking at four hours (or more) returning to College each day, however, the rent may be inevitable. Explore all your options if your child needs to take. If you have a relative living near the College, he or she can earn up to €14,000 tax-free rental per year (for rent-a room scheme) rents a room in your home for your child.

The cheapest accommodation usually available for those staying in “digs” or who share housing. Shop around, though. For example, it can cost anything from €450 to €800 per month rent a room in house near University College Dublin (ucd), which for the student of the term, according to a recently promoted student housing. Remember that some of the rooms available for rent only from Sunday to Thursday students must return home at the weekend.

Campus dormitories can work out cheaper than renting privately, although this is not always the case. For example, it costs from €6,629 (about €736 per month) and €11,347 (about €1,260 a month) to rent a hostel in ACS, from 30 August to may 20, depending on Your place of residence. It costs from €5,395 €5,729 rent one room in the campus of the University of Dublin from mid-September until late may.

Remember, it can be difficult to offer on campus – in particular, if there is a long queue. If you are considering renting private housing, be on the lookout for rental scams is to make sure that the property really is possible to rent and that the person marketing the property is not a fraud.

Grab all discounts

Make sure that your child gets all the discounts that they are entitled, as this should help to limit the day-to-day living expenses, especially in travel. Students usually get discounts on travel (and also other discounts) and may even qualify for child fares. Leap card child, for example, can be used up until the 19th century. This can reduce the cost of the weekly trip of more than 60pc, according to dit.

To borrow cheaply

Many parents to borrow money to Fund third level education for children. You could pay twice thousand euros more for a loan than you need, if You don’t shop around for it. For example, it will cost €2,593 to borrow €10,000 from permanent TSB for four years through his personal credit. However, it will cost you either €1,302 €1,510 (depending on whether or not you are eligible for a preferential personal Bank’s interest rate on the loan) instead of borrowing money from the Bank ACC. You have to qualify for a discounted rate at a fixed rate Ulster Bank parent loans, it will cost €1,550 to borrow €10,000 over four years; otherwise, it costs €1,759. Bank of Ireland charges a 7.5 percent PC for a personal loan in the amount of €10,000, which will cost €1,551 per cent in four years.

Along with the permanent TSB, aib and Avantcard turned out to be expensive in the four years personal loan in the amount of €10,000. It costs €1,812 take over four years to €10,000 within a personal loan AIB, it will cost €1,854 to borrow money from Avantcard – as long as you have excellent credit history. (Avantcard personal loans are more expensive for those with bad credit history).

AIB offers loans for parents and students that seeks to cover the student cost of the contribution. The interest rate on this loan is 8.45 PC.

Don’t rule out your local credit Union if you need to borrow for College tuition, as he can operate cheaper than your Bank. St Raphael credit Union Garda, for example, offers educational loan with an interest rate of 4.59 PC.

Save early

Currently costs €51,000 to send a child to College for four years – provided that they live away from home and studying in Dublin. The best way to prepare and to limit the cost of College bills to start saving for third level education for your child when they are very young.

You should only have five years until your child will not go to College, you should save €807.57 a month to hit €51,000 goal – if you commit 2pcs out of your savings each year, according to data compiled by Colin Davies, savings expert at Curran financial services. You can’t afford to take much investment risk with your money, if five or less years to save up for a College Fund 2pcs returning is probably the best you can expect.

If you have 10 years to save, you need to save €345.20 month to hit €51,000 goal – if you make annual 4pcs returns on their investment, according to Davis.

You need to save €174.79 every month if you have 15 years to save up the money if your investment makes a return of 6PC, according to Davis. “When it comes to saving for your children’s education, the most important thing to do is to start early,” Davis said. “The building Fund for five years is much more affordable than nine years. Our figures show that you need to save about €80 per month more in nine years than five years to reach the same goal.”

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