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Safeguarding Your Child's Global Education

Updated: Nov 18


Introduction:

As Indian parents, NRIs, and Indian expats, we understand the significance of providing our children with top-tier educational opportunities. However, the mounting costs of higher education overseas, particularly in countries like Australia, the UK, America, and Canada, can be a formidable challenge. In this blog, we'll delve into the importance of education savings and introduce you to HDFC International Life & Re, IFSC Branch (HDFC Life International) USD-Denominated Education Savings Plan, tailored to meet the needs of Indian expats and NRIs.


USD denominated education savings plans for NRIs and Indian Expats

1. The Growing Cost of Higher Education:

  • Recent studies reveal a steady rise in the cost of higher education, underscoring the need for meticulous planning.

  • In Australia, engineering programs can set you back anywhere from AUD 30,000 to AUD 45,000 annually, while medical studies may cost between AUD 60,000 to AUD 80,000 per year.

  • In the UK, engineering courses range from GBP 20,000 to GBP 35,000 annually, with medical education costing between GBP 30,000 to GBP 50,000 per year.

  • In the US, engineering programs can range from $25,000 to $55,000 annually, while medical school expenses can soar to $70,000 per year.

  • In Canada, engineering courses can cost between CAD 15,000 to CAD 40,000 annually, with medical studies ranging from CAD 20,000 to CAD 60,000 per year.

USD denominated education savings plans for NRIs and Indian Expats

2. Importance of Education Savings:

  • Education savings act as a financial safety net, ensuring that your child's dream of pursuing higher education remains unscathed by financial constraints.

  • By commencing early and setting aside a dedicated monthly amount, you can amass a substantial education fund that will ease the burden of tuition fees and related expenses.

  • Education savings cover not only tuition fees but also accommodation, living expenses, books, and other educational necessities.

USD denominated education savings plan for NRIs and Indian Expats

3. Introducing HDFC International Life & Re, IFSC Branch (HDFC Life International) USD-Denominated Education Savings Plan:

  • HDFC International Life & Re, IFSC Branch (HDFC Life International) understands the unique needs of Indian expats and NRIs. That's why they've crafted a USD Denominated Education Savings Plan, tailored to secure your child's international education journey.

  • With this plan, you can protect your child's future education in USD, shielded from currency fluctuations, ensuring your child's educational dreams remain untouched.

USD denominated education savings plan for NRIs and Indian Expats

4. Secure Your Child's Educational Dreams:

  • Enjoy tax advantages that come with HDFC International Life & Re, IFSC Branch (HDFC Life International) USD Denominated Education Savings Plan, helping you make the most of your savings.

  • Benefit from competitive interest rates that allow your savings to grow steadily over time.

  • Gain the flexibility to manage your savings your way, adapting to your changing financial needs.

Conclusion:

Investing in education savings is a proactive step towards securing your child's future and ensuring they have access to quality higher education. By understanding the escalating costs of courses in countries like Australia, the UK, America, and Canada for fields like engineering, medicine, law, and arts, you can plan effectively and create a robust education fund. Start saving early, explore different savings options, and stay informed about scholarships and financial aid opportunities.

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HDFC International Life & Re, IFSC Branch (HDFC Life International): Your Partner in Safeguarding Your Child's Global Education

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