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  • Money market rules designed to increase awareness

     Money market rules designed to increase awareness
    Do you feel cozy having your money in a money market fund in your 401(k), college savings plan or brokerage account? With memories of the darkest days of the financial crisis now blotted out by five years of economic healing, you may have forgotten...
  • Broward College freezes tuition for third year

    Broward College freezes tuition for third year
    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...
  • Offering state-sponsored retirement accounts to private-sector workers

    California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon's "second mother," his Aunt Francisca, spent most of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people who had pensions through their employers or were wealthy enough to set aside money in their own...
  • Teens are understanding of paying college costs

    A parent recently asked me whether it was okay to require her kids to help pay for college. By all means, I answered. By. All. Means. It's always a good thing when kids have skin in the game. Not only are they more likely to take the college process...
  • Finding a new home for extra college savings

    You've been setting aside college money in a 529 savings plan since your kids started losing their baby teeth. In fact, you've overachieved -- all the tuition bills have now been paid, and there's money left over. Wouldn't it be nice to shift the...
  • Retirement vs. College Planning

    Retirement vs. College Planning
    Many parents perceive a conflict between funding a child’s college education and building their own retirement nest egg.  This perceived conflict usually arises from the lack of financial resources to do both while funding daily living expenses.  As...
  • Rutherford's governor run years in the making

     Rutherford's governor run years in the making
    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...
  • Average college-savings account has less than $20,000

    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...
  • 529s can trip up parents at tax time

    When it comes to building a college nest egg, the investment plans known as 529s are at the top of many parents' lists. The accounts are easy to open, the investment options are plentiful and the tax benefits are meaningful. But in the marketing fine...
  • After divorce, a mother needs a financial overhaul and more income

    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,...
  • A thoughtful gift can bring financial know-how

    Money gifts for your kids needn't be limited to a few crisp George Washingtons or chocolate coins wrapped in gold foil. If you're interested in shaping money-smart children so they'll grow into money-smart adults, there are many gifts that can help...