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Tips for the Future Care of Disabled Family Members

From the March 27, 2015 New York Times

Christine Salerno is like many other single working mothers with small children, but her days are often packed with even more emotional highs and lows: Her 4-year-old daughter, Lily, with soft brown eyes and a wide smile, had Rett Syndrome, a rare neurological disorder, diagnosed last year. 1,405 more words


The College Saving Conundrum: 529’s vs ESA’s vs Custodian Accounts

If you’ve done homework to develop a college saving strategy for your child, you’re probably seeing numbers as high as $400,000 for a private school. If that’s your target, it’s best to start now with a consistent plan. 1,076 more words


Tax Breaks For New Parents - 2014

It’s that time of the year.  As your W-2’s roll in, you are forced to start putting together your tax return.  Tax laws are continuously changing (especially in the current economic environment).   817 more words

Lagniappe: February 2015

Update on 21st-Century Socialism
Venezuela has been in the news a lot lately, and it would appear that its descent into self-parody is now complete. Its state-sponsored tourism agency… 837 more words


Bad Idea by Obama on College Thankfully Reversed

One of the few things that Republicans and Democrats can agree on is that the tax system is a joke.

Of course, for any politician to complain about it is complete hypocrisy, as it is their continual enabling and catering to of lobbyists and special interest groups and inviting them inside of the bill making process (and often having them literally write the laws) is the biggest problem, and they know this. 330 more words


Good Question: How Do We Save For College?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – During last week’s State of the Union, President Obama proposed a plan to scale back the tax benefits of the 529 college savings plan. 328 more words


President Obama withdraws proposal to tax 529 college saving plans

Families who hold 529 college savings plans are much happier today with the announcement by the White House that the plans will not change. Last week President Obama announced a plan to simplify the… 356 more words