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Using the Secta Advance Plan calculator

Using the Secta Advance Plan calculator

Although our two calculators are similar, there are a couple of differences. Here is an example of how to use the Secta Advance Plan calculator. Secta Advance Plan Value of home: £450,000 Mortgage : £250,000 Step 1: Enter the value of your home and your outstanding mortgage into Step 1 of the Advance Plan calculator and it will…

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Using the Secta Flexiplan calculator

Using the Secta Flexiplan calculator

Although our two calculators are similar, there are a couple of differences. Here is an example of how to use the Secta Flexiplan calculator. Secta Flexiplan Value of home: £450,000 Mortgage: £200,000 Step 1: If you enter the value of your home and the outstanding mortgage the calculator will estimate the maximum amount you could borrow…

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What financial options are available for private school fees?

What financial options are available for private school fees?

Private education is becoming a difficult choice for many families. Even if you’ve decided that a private school is the right path for your children, the costs are still an understandable concern and many parents are now choosing to finance private education in a much more manageable way. When should you consider a financial plan…

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Private school scholarships

Private school scholarships

In an earlier blog post, we explored how the middle classes are becoming less able to afford the rising prices of private school fees. This means that low-income families have been even more excluded from considering private school for their children. However, are available at many private schools as well as bursaries and other government…

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Are rising private school fees pushing out the middle classes?

Are rising private school fees pushing out the middle classes?

It has long been assumed that, for parents in well-paid professions, there would always be an opportunity to fund a private school education for their children. Indeed, many of us have long associated private schools with the children of doctors and lawyers. However, one of the big concerns for parents today is how to finance…

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The benefits of a private education

The benefits of a private education

Many parents decide to choose private school as the option for their children’s education. Although the reasoning for each parent is personal, there are a number of opportunities that a private education can offer. Regardless of political leanings, most parents acknowledge that private education offers many advantages over a state education. We have outlined some…

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Is there a better way to pay for private education?

Is there a better way to pay for private education?

Private schools are an option that many parents consider for their children in order to ensure that they get the best education possible. However, a large challenge involved in the decision-making process is cost. The average cost of private education has reached £17,000 per year. This cost is even greater for boarding school, with the…

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