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Category Archives: College Planning
As parents who are working in a challenging economy, we’d like to see our kids graduate and have at least a reasonable shot at getting a job. Continue reading
Tweet I talk to many parents of students approaching college age who fret about having little or nothing saved for college. They know how important a college education is and want their children to be able to go to the … Continue reading
Going to a 4-yr college may not be the financially smartest decision for every 18-yr old. Continue reading
Tweet Much to the chagrin of dentists everywhere, Tootsie Roll has been a staple of the candy business for a very long time. This article talks about the Tootsie Roll Company being a very secretive organization. And we thought it … Continue reading
Tweet With soaring tuition rates and the increasing importance of a college degree in our economy, prepaid college plans have become popular over the last two decades. However, declining returns from the stock market, compounded by the recent financial crisis, … Continue reading
Tweet I read this article titled “This Bright-Eyed Young Man Was Utterly Demolished by Student Loans” about (can you guess?) a guy who has experienced significant financial, personal and emotional hardship because of the financial responsibility that he took on … Continue reading
Tweet We’ve been talking for the last few months about the challenges of sending a child to college. First comes the choice of savings vehicles from the hundreds of options: state-sponsored 529s, private plans, Coverdell accounts, and self-managed investments. Then … Continue reading
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Tweet Figuring out how to pay for your child’s college education can be overwhelming. The cost for one year of school at a public university is over $17,000 and is nearly $40,000 at a private school – and that doesn’t … Continue reading