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    • By MSE Eesha 2nd Sep 16, 2:45 PM
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    How much are parents supposed to give their children when they go to university?
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    • 2nd Sep 16, 2:45 PM
    How much are parents supposed to give their children when they go to university? 2nd Sep 16 at 2:45 PM
    This is the discussion to link on the back of Martin's blog. Please read the blog first, as this discussion follows it.

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    • By Scattysmum 27th Sep 16, 2:20 PM
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    Sorry if I have missed this somewhere, but how is the parents' income assessed? Before/After tax? Is savings interest included? what about ISAs?
    We are both in our 60s, in receipt of pensions (my husband State pension), & have low paid part-time jobs, so our incomes are relatively low. Our daughter will be applying for finance this year to start 2017 & we may need to make some decisions dependent on the above. Can anyone help please?
    • Annie1234567
    • By Annie1234567 29th Nov 17, 9:26 AM
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    Lone parents
    Does anyone know how it works for lone parents? I have just discovered that maintenance will stop when my daughter goes to university. Is there any obligation for her father to contribute? And (nightmare scenario) will they take his income into account when calculating loans? If they do, and he doesn't pay, that would mean she couldn't go to university.
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