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Mid-August is the time of year that our kids pack the U-Haul and head to college. And while they’re excited about a brand-new semester, it can be frightening to see the cost – and rising college debt – that comes with the college experience. What can our college students do to ease the price tag?

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Now it’s time to start drawing up your financial blueprint for your future self

Congratulations, recent 2019 graduates. You now embark on an exciting new chapter of your life. You are eager to start a career and work toward achieving all your goals.

But where do you begin? How do you make the be...

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What recent graduates (and their parents) need to think about

Spring is here, summer weather has begun (in many places), and graduation time has arrived. Across the country, students are finishing their high school, college, and even graduate school lives, after years of hard work, stress, exci...

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What recent graduates (and their parents) need to plan Summer is here and graduation time has arrived. Across the country, students are finishing their high school, college, and even graduate school lives, after years of hard work, stress, excitement, and even some boredom.

Graduation is a tim...

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It’s a question fraught with emotions
If you are like most parents, you will wrestle with this question: which is more important – my own retirement or my child’s education? And as you think about that question, you’ll be flooded with a lot of emotion. Shouldn’t I be thinking of my child’s future f...

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What families need to consider

According to the College Board, the most recently published figures of the average annual cost of tuition and fees at a public university for a school year was $9,139 for in-state students and $22,598 for out-of-state students. The average cost of a private universit...

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