What college students and parents need to know about money

From picking the right bank to avoiding big debt, take a prudent approach to college

Even if credit is readily available, don’t seek it out unless it’s absolutely necessary

Even if credit is readily available, don’t seek it out unless it’s absolutely necessary

With third-level students starting back at college right across the State, we take a look at what students – and their parents – need to know about their finances.

Bank accounts

While free fees remain a given for students, incentives to open a new account appear scarce on the ground. The best offering at the moment must be KBC’s offer of €50 deposited to your account when you open an account with them.

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