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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • $50 fee waived for opening a Florida college savings plan

    $50 fee waived for opening a Florida college savings plan
    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...
  • Maryland offers two savings plans for college expenses

    College Savings Plans of Maryland, an independent Maryland state agency, offers two tax-advantaged 529 plans to pay college expenses Both the Maryland Prepaid College Trust and the Maryland College Investment Plan can be used at most federally accredited...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, March 24 Figure skating The Gardens Figure Skating Club presents its ninth annual spring ice show, "Mary Poppins," at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Gardens Ice House, 13800 Old Gunpowder Road in Laurel. Shows feature more than 60 skaters, ages 3-55,...
  • Coping With Kids' Expensive Extracurricular Activities

    When budgeting for back-to-school expenses, parents generally include routine fare like clothes, school supplies and maybe a new backpack. But if your kids participate in extracurricular activities, whether it's sports, music lessons or art classes, you...