College

29
Apr

Teaching Your College-Age Child about Money

When your child first started school, you doled out the change for milk and a snack on a daily basis. But now that your kindergartner has grown up, it's time for you to make sure that your child has enough financial knowledge to manage money at college. Lesson 1: Budgeting 101 Perhaps your child already understands the basics of budgeting
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4
Mar

Education Tax Credits

It's tax time, and your kitchen table is littered with papers and forms. As if this isn't bad enough, you recently paid your child's college semester bill, and you don't know where you'll find the money to pay the taxes that you expect to owe. Well, you might finally catch a break. Now that your child is in college, you
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18
Feb

Using Home Equity To Help Pay For College

If you own a home and have equity in it, you might consider taking out a home equity loan as a source of funds for your child's college expenses. Alternatively, you might decide to refinance your mortgage to one with a lower interest rate or a longer term in order to create more discretionary income each month that can be
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