With college costs outpacing inflation, do students of today need their parents help in paying for their schooling?
Archives for June 2014
Myths And Misconceptions About The 529 College Savings Plan
529 plans are a good tax advantaged way to save for college education. What are some myths and misconceptions about 529 college savings plans?
529 Plan Primer: What Are The Best 529 College Savings Plans Available?
There are a lot of 529 education savings plans available these days. Which ones are the best? Which give the lowest fees, best investments and management?
Is It Better To Spend Money On Experiences Or Material Things?
How can we use the money that we’ve earned in a way that maximizes our happiness? Is it better to spend on material things, or on experiences?
10 Small Business Ideas For Kids
Kids spending the better part of their day head deep in their screens? Few things can get them motivated like a good old dose of capitalism. Here are 10 small business ideas for kids.
Why Joint Finances Are The Best Choice For Most Couples
The vast majority of the time, keeping finances joint, even if doing so is a struggle to get used to, is best for the marriage. Here’s why.
5 Financial Tips For College Grads
As you embark on this post college graduation journey, it’s a good idea to practice the basic principles of good financial management. Here are 5 tips to get you started.
Should You Do A Balance Transfer?
In many cases, a balance transfer can be a smart choice. However, a balance transfer isn’t always the right choice. Here’s how to know the difference.
Attend College For Free If You Don’t Have A Plan (Or A Passion)
Don’t have a plan for college yet? You might want to take actual university courses for free online to help you find where your passion lies. Here’s where you can take courses online, FREE of charge.
Is College A Good Investment? Maybe.
Conventional wisdom says that having a college degree will mean earning hundreds of thousands more in your working life. But just what is the real ROI for a degree? Is it as much as we’ve been lead to believe?