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This past week was Addie’s 2nd birthday. People aren’t joking when they say that time really does fly when you have a child. I attribute this to the lack of sleep. 890 more words


How To Pay For College: 6 Smart Tips

It’s no secret that college is expensive. In fact, many colleges now cost over $50,000 a year when you include tuition, room and board, and other expenses. 397 more words


Paying for College After Freshman Year

Where to find money for year two and beyond.

by Anne Vaccaro Brady

Yes, your family found a way to pay your freshman’s college tuition bill, which might have  included using one-and-done local scholarships, Grandma’s contribution to the 529 account and/or cashing in your kid’s savings bonds. 1,009 more words


Financial Independence Progress Report for December 2015

12/25/2015 Emergency Fund ($72K) 100.0% 100.0% College Fund (80K) 38.05% 38.08% Passive Income Streams ($4000 pm) $297.68 pm (12/2014)% 385 more words
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Tis the Season to Start Saving for College

With the holidays in full swing Vic has a gift idea for all parents (and/or aunts, uncles, godparents) of little ones. No, it’s nothing as cool as a Playstation 4, iPad Pro, or a Kylo Ren lightsaber. 913 more words


The 529 Savings Plan: A tax-smart way to fund college expenses

If you are saving for college, consider a Section 529 plan. Although contributions are not deductible for federal purposes, plan assets can grow tax-deferred. (Some states do offer tax incentives for contributing.) 172 more words


5 Things You Can Do Now to Increase Your Tax Refund

Happy Finance Friday!  (Emphasis on the Friday)

I know what you’re thinking.  The topic of this post pains me as well.  I can’t believe tax season is right around the corner.   438 more words