| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:11 PM
A college education may not be cheap but it won't get any more expensive at many schools this year.
Broward College's Board of Trustees decided this week to freeze tuition for the 2014-15 school year, following similar moves by Florida Atlantic...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:57 AM
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Inez Taylor of Belair-Edison sat in the midst of the city's bustling back-to-school rally Saturday afternoon, waiting patiently for the backpacks with school supplies to be handed out for free.
She wasn't about to miss it. She has five kids, all school-...
| Mar 5, 2014
Standing amid a few dozen supporters inside an Italian restaurant in Downers Grove on a recent Thursday night, Dan Rutherford drew an analogy to explain the setbacks in his bid for governor.
"Do you all know what a manatee is?" asked Rutherford, an avid...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Americans don't appear to be saving all that much money in their 529 college-savings plans.
That’s the upshot of data released Tuesday, which show that the average 529 account has less than $20,000.
As of the end of last year, the average 529...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Adina Jones has spent years immersed in logistics such as financial tracking, transportation organization, nutritional direction and healthcare supervision.
In other words, Jones is a mom.
And until shortly before her 14-year marriage ended last year,...
| Jul 25, 2011
My aunt is in a nursing home. They tell us she isn't allowed to leave unless she gets the doctor's permission. If she does, she has to sign a statement saying she doesn't hold them liable and will lose all her healthcare coverage. She is on Medicare....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Application fees will be waived for sFlorida Prepaid College savings accounts this month.
The $50 fee will be waived on new 529 savings account with a initial contribution of $250 or auto withdrawal of $25 a month.
The tax-free 529 plans allow you...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Parents wanting to enroll their baby in the Florida Prepaid plan face paying a mind-boggling $49,293 for four years tuition at a public university -- or $298 a month until the October before the child graduates from high school.
That's more than triple...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:04 AM
With South Florida kids back in school, now’s as good a time as any to educate kids about finance.
Most of today's parents are already trying to teach money management at an earlier age, before their sons and daughters turn 12, a recent survey from...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Two college savings plans managed by T. Rowe Price rank among the best in the country — the eighth time that the Baltimore-based investment firm has been included in Morningstar's annual survey of top plans.
Only once — the year after the...