Kids and Money — June 28, 2008
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Post of the Week
Silicon Valley Blogger presents Have No Estate Plan? Try This Guide to Wills and Trusts posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “I wonder if estate planning can be part of your carnival? Here are some thoughts on how to take care of your children’s future once you are no longer around.”
Of course, estate planning can (and now is!) be a part of the Kids and Money carnival! It’s an integral part to the long-term planning we do for our children.
Vera Lang writes, “Certain financial aspects are often overlooked. This is one of them. There is are easy solutions, however as I am detailing in the article,” in Graduating from Dad’s Insurance Policy? Get Short-term Health Insurance posted at Be Safe Insure .com.
David Cassell presents Another Reason posted at selectcoursesblog.com.
Great post about another reason to consider online education (Hint: Gas prices).
Sheila Danzig presents Do you enjoy playing with children while helping them learn? posted at The Degree Blog.
Jeff Frese presents 4 articles about 529 plans (all posted at Gifting For College), which are becoming more and more attractive as college costs rise ever-so-quickly.
- Section 529 of the US Tax Code: Breaking down what a 529 is.
- 529 Ways To Pay For Your Child’s Education: 529 Ways To Pay For Your Child’s Education
- Future Value: Money today is worth more tomorrow.
- Your Friends and Family Love You: Your friends and family want to help you pay for college.
Mark Montgomery presents SAT Will Allow Students To Submit Best Scores To Colleges posted at Great College Advice, saying, “The change in policy to allow students to cherry pick their SAT scores is a play by the College Board to recapture market share lost to the ACT. However, the change will make no difference in how colleges evaluate applicants and their test scores.”
Paying for College
Joy Harrison presents Cash-out refinance loan? is it a good choice for extra cash? posted at Money Sense, saying, “Many times home owners look into refinancing, second mortgages, and home equity lines of credit, but there is also the lesser known option of a cash-out refinance. Learn the pros and cons of each.”
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