The costs of raising a child beyond university can be staggering: by the Post’s anecdotal reckoning, for the top money-earners it is HK$14.2 million, the middle class HK$7 million and the grass roots HK$2.6 million. Photo: Reuters

Child-rearing’s financial arms race warrants a rethink of our values

The pressure to get children into the best schools and make their lives as full and enriching as possible can easily lead to stress for families.

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The costs of raising a child beyond university can be staggering: by the Post’s anecdotal reckoning, for the top money-earners it is HK$14.2 million, the middle class HK$7 million and the grass roots HK$2.6 million. Photo: Reuters
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