5 Ideas on how to reduce your Daycare Costs!

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5 Ideas on how to reduce your Daycare Costs!

Many Australian families have started to realise that daycare costs are taking a toll on their finances! In fact, a recent study shows that daily daycare can cost up to $192 a day. However, some good news is that there are ways you can reduce these daycare costs.

For example, some of the daycare costs that you may currently be incurring are:

  • Petrol or public transport to and from daycare
  • Fees if you’re late to pick up your child
  • Excursion fees
  • Some daycare services still require you to pay on public holidays.

In addition, a recent survey suggests that parents are spending twice as much on daycare, as they do on food. In addition, almost 40 per cent of families are paying more than, or equal, to their mortgage in daycare payments each week.

To help you find a way to save on daycare costs, we have our top 5 tips below!

How can I start working from home to reduce my daycare costs?

The option of working from home provides you with the flexibility of looking after your children, while still earning an income. Therefore, minimising your daycare costs. Creating a schedule and allocating time for your family, helps with your work time being more productive when working from home.

A career as a Medical Transcriptionist not only allows you to pursue a career working from home, but it provides you with increased flexibility. Therefore, if you are interested in working from home as a Medical Transcriptionist, TalentMed’s Diploma of Healthcare Documentation provides you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to get a job and excel in this increasingly popular field.

If you would like more information, you can register for a free consultation with one of our Career Advisers below!

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About the Author:

Sarah-Louise Slade
Sarah-Louise is a Career Adviser with over 5 years experience in Vocational Education and Training. Having completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resource Management, Sarah-Louise understands the importance of having a quality education. Feel free to comment and ask questions below.

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