The knowledge and skills we acquire during our lives are our only permanent property.
1. Secondary and higher education
If you want your child to experience different education systems and get to know different cultures, be sure to consider the exchange programme in upper secondary school.
Also, Croatian membership in the European Union has opened the door for young people to higher education in 27 countries.
If you are thinking about your savings as a long-term investment into the education of your children, consider investing in one of the funds.
If you need to pay tuition fees, get a loan for paying tuition fees. It is used through a payment into the giro account of the institution where the student is studying. It is interesting that the loan amount may be increased by the cost of financing specialized literature and/or equipment.
Acquiring practical knowledge and further training during studies is practically expected in a resume of a young person. Regarding that matter, students of the University of Zagreb have the help of eSTUDENT, an association initiated and managed by students themselves who recognize the needs, initiate changes in the business environment and promote interests of their colleagues.
If your child during training or studies finds appropriate additional training that would enrich their knowledge, such as learning foreign languages or strengthening computer literacy, they can pay it with cards of Zagrebačka banka in instalments, without interest and fees in carefully chosen physical and online points of sale in Croatia. If the educational institution offers only the possibility of one-time payment, each payment with a credit card offers the possibility of monthly repayment of your expenses.
2. Studying and working
Whether you are studying while also working, or you want to change your job and try something completely different, this is a big challenge in your life because you have to balance work and family obligations. In order to avoid additional burden of expenses, as regards financing adult education, inquire about whether the educational institution offers the possibility of card payments, for example, through instalment payment without interest and fees or a consumer loan up to 36 instalments. If the educational institution offers only the possibility of one-time payment, each payment with a credit card offers the possibility of monthly repayment of your expenses.
3. Learning foreign languages and retraining
Learning foreign languages
It is never too early or too late for learning foreign languages. Whether you want your children to improve their foreign languages or you want to enrol in a course, it is useful to know that many language schools offer the possibility of credit card payment and additional interest-free deferred payment in monthly instalments.
If you want to change your job and try something completely different, or you just cannot find an available post with your existing education, you are probably considering retraining. If you are unemployed, then your starting point for retraining is the Croatian Employment Service, which offers a number of useful information on education and labour market demands.
There are various retraining programmes and their prices start at several thousand Croatian kuna. In order for the payment method not to concern you additionally, along with reviewing the best options and programmes for retraining, ask the educational institution about the possibility of card instalment payments without interest and fees. If the educational institution offers only the possibility of one-time payment, each payment with a credit card offers the possibility of monthly repayment of your expenses.