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College Savings

10 Things Your Baby Doesn’t Need that Can Fund Their College Education.

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Tweet I want to share my sage parenting advice to you would be or soon to be parents. The amount of products the corporate juggernauts are advocating for the health and well being of your baby is staggering. Here’s a secret: You don’t need most of them. I’ll never forget the day I walked into […]

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Use Upromise to Save over $100 a Year for College by Doing Nothing

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Tweet Honest I’m not trying to pull a fast one, I’m not promising get rich quick schemes but by merely signing up for the Upromise program you’ll start earning free money for your kids, your grand kids, nieces, nephews, friends, enemies, whoever you want.  I’m terrible with coupons and I haven’t successfully completed a rebate […]

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College Savings: Coverdell ESA vs. the 529 vs. Coffee Cans in the Backyard

Coverdell ESA vs 529

Tweet A reader recently asked what I would recommend as far as College Savings are concerned, ask and you shall receive.  Note:  this information is based only on United States tax laws and programs as it relates to college savings. For Canadians who came across this page, the basic equivalent to a 529 plan in […]

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