# The Everest Wealth CEO, Thys van Zyl says there is a sharp increases in school fees and medical aid premiums that await consumers next year are another of the aftershocks of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some schools and medical aids have announced double-digit increases for 2024. The Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown put people under severe financial pressure and many parents could not afford school fees or did not pay them because children were at home, and good payers were turned into bad payers. Van Zyl is encouraging consumers to look further where they can potentially save money.
Everest Wealth CEO says there is a sharp increase in school fees