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  • 'The Power of Half' by Kevin and Hannah Salwen

    'The Power of Half' by Kevin and Hannah Salwen
    The Power of Half One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back Kevin and Hannah Salwen Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 242 pp., $24 Give it up for the Salwen family. Inspired by 14-year-old Hannah, who had "become increasingly upset about...
  • Last-minute personal finance moves

    With 2011 winding down, there's still time for some smart moves to keep your finances in order. Here are some tips that will help you in 2011 and next year: Make charitable donations. Make a donation today by credit card and you'll get the deduction on...
  • Moves to lower your tax bill

    Death and taxes might be certain, but the latter changes each year. Even without major tax legislation — thanks, political gridlock — taxpayers need to be aware of even slight adjustments that could benefit them as they prepare their returns....
  • Giving the gift of education

    With the holiday season in full swing, many grandparents and other relatives are wondering how to make gifts earmarked for education. There are a myriad of options, and selecting the best one for your family depends on your circumstances. Section 529...
  • How to spend your tax refund

    Americans love getting a tax refund. The IRS says 80 percent of taxpayers received an average refund of over $2,700 last year. What's not to like about found money? But a refund is really just the return of a year-long, interest-free loan that you...
  • T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold

    T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold
    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...
  • Save your wallet from college costs

    If you're the parent of a first-time college student, this is the heart of buying season. As in bedding, bunking kits, laptops, cell phones, surround-sound speakers, micro-fridges and your daughter's own, personal, don't-leave-home-without-it shower...
  • 3 ways to teach kids how to manage money wisely

    3 ways to teach kids how to manage money wisely
    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...
  • 3 cheaper alternatives to Florida Prepaid's $50K plan for a university education

    3 cheaper alternatives to Florida Prepaid's $50K plan for a university education
    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...
  • $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...
  • Is cord blood banking worth it?

    Is cord blood banking worth it?
    During some recent prenatal interviews with couples expecting their first baby, I’ve been asked about cord blood banking. This question often comes up as prospective parents receive information from either their obstetricians or via the mail regarding...