For parents who are saving for their child college education, they are mainly concerned about not saving enough. However, I don’t know if that many people think about the flip side. For example, is it possible for some parents to save too much? Photo by Beard Papa via Flickr I got some great discussion going … Read moreAre You Saving Too Much for College?
I have been giving this subject a lot of thought lately. After I read “Should Schools have Money Management Classes?,” an excellent post from Fortune Watch. As far as I can tell, there are two “real life” subjects being taught in high schools today: sex education and driver education. Both subjects are aimed at helping … Read moreTeaching Teens About Money Management in High School
In My Kid’s College Costs will be $467,000! Are You Kidding Me?, I may have gone too far toward the worst case scenario. After additional research at Savingforcollege.com, a more realistic number should be around $250,000 for 2024. Although I have not decided on the exact investment vehicle, I am leaning toward the New York’s … Read moreSaving Money for My Son’s College Education
I recently read a post by Personal Finance Advice, Why Getting a Degree Isn’t Always a Sound Financial Decision. I thought it was a well written post that presented a valid point. Do not get me wrong…I am a strong advocate for college education. However, this post did remind me about my college days, and … Read more7 Mistakes I Made When I Went to College
In preparation for my first child, I started to think about saving for college. I found this neat calculator from SallieMae and tried it just to get an idea of how much will college costs 17 years from now (2024). Based on the site, the current average annual tuitions are: $2,191 for two-year public colleges … Read moreMy Kid’s College Costs will be $467,000! Are You Kidding Me?