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College Planning

I’m Pregnant. What Do I Need to Do?

If you find yourself pregnant, congratulations! Now let’s talk finances. (See that suave transition, there?) Following are The Basics of what you need to think about if you’re about to
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Forget You Ever Heard the Numbers 5 2 9

The financial media has done a masterful job of convincing parents that they need to save for their kids’ college. That they better fork over as much money as they
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Strategies for Maximizing College Financial Aid. Part 2.

Hopefully last week’s blog post helped you understand generally how financial aid works and when you should start doing what. This week, let’s dig into specific strategies and tactics you
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Strategies for Maximizing College Financial Aid. Part 1.

And in this corner, striking terror, hope, and confusion in parents’ hearts for years: College financial aid!
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College Planning: When they’re not little any more

Most of what we hear about the cost of college is How High it is and How Early and How Much you’d better save if you want to send your kids.
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College Planning… The Early Days. Part 3.

“529s, sure. State-tax deduction, okay. But really, How much should I save?”
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College Planning… The Early Days. Part 2.

Last week’s blog talked about the various college savings vehicles you have to choose from. Today’s choice: Which 529 plan should you use?
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