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  • Back-to-school rally draws families with promise of free supplies

    Back-to-school rally draws families with promise of free supplies
    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-...
  • Zoo teams up with state to promote college savings plans

    Zoo teams up with state to promote college savings plans
    May 29 has been dubbed 529 College Savings Day -- get it 5/29 and 529, as in the part of the tax code that allows the savings plan? -- and the College Savings Plans of Maryland (CSPM) is teaming up with the Maryland Zoo to promote awareness of the plans. ...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • June 13: Your Money Matters - Saving for College

    June 13: Your Money Matters - Saving for College
    Saving for College Save for your child's college expenses in the context of your total financial plan. As the saying goes, "You can borrow money for college, but you can't borrow for your retirement." Create a college savings plan that considers your...
  • Now's the time to save

    Education beyond high school is a key to success later in life. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 62 percent of all U.S. jobs now require a minimum of two-year or four-year degrees or special post-secondary training. That number is expected to...
  • In-State Exceptions: Going to school out of state can be cheaper than staying near home

    The hype about colleges' heightened admissions standards and skyrocketing tuition may be drowning out the surprising reality that many affordable public colleges in less populated areas are eager for students and are willing to cut good deals. U.S....