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Saving for Higher(-cost) Education

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Tell me if this sounds familiar: You read a story about how you should start saving for college the minute your kid is born. You look at... Read Now

Child Care—A Vital Investment

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In the seven years that my sons were in child care—a period that began when my oldest was three months old and ended when my youngest... Read Now

Yes, It's OK to Charge Your Kid Rent

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So your kid is armed with a shiny new college degree. Next step: moving back home?   “Boomerang kids” are a growing (and not necessarily... Read Now

Why Kids Should Chip in for College

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When I was in high school, I worked as a waitress, slinging hot cakes and hash at my local IHOP. My plan: to drive off to college in a... Read Now