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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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“How to Fund?” is the Question

Whether you are considering a public or private college for your child, it is essential that your planning begin as early as possible. Many parents procrastinate because they feel overwhelmed by the task, or they think that saving the required amount of money will fo...

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One extra curricular activity that every student should master before heading off to college is personal money management. Typically, a student’s day-to-day spending is done on an ad-lib basis, meaning that overspending is the norm, rather than the exception.

During a school year, the average coll...

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