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  • Family finances: Savings plans for the disabled

    Senior editor Anne Kates Smith recently spoke with Stuart Spielman, senior policy adviser and counsel at Autism Speaks, a national advocacy group. KIPLINGER: A law enacted in December authorizes tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with...
  • New Britain Scholarships Offered

    New Britain Scholarships Offered
    NEW BRITAIN - Applications are being accepted for New Britain students pursuing an engineering degree or priesthood. The Walter Jr. Kenney Scholarship provides partial four-year funding and is administered by the Bank of America. It is available to a...
  • Terry Savage: Falling gas prices offer a rare opportunity to save

    It can't have escaped your notice that it costs about half as much to fill your gas tank as it did a year ago. That's a huge benefit for the average American consumer an average savings of about $60 a month for most families, and far more if two family...
  • Prize-winning gymnast from Montverde headed to college in Alabama

    Prize-winning gymnast from Montverde headed to college in Alabama
    MONTVERDE — As a young child, Amanda Huang was always climbing something. Her mother, Laura Abbate-Huang, wasn't sure how to channel all of that energy so she enrolled her daughter in gymnastics classes 12 years ago, when the family lived in...
  • Time to apply for scholarships

    Time to apply for scholarships
    The deadline is approaching to apply for scholarships offered to high school seniors by the Arlington Heights Council of PTAs. Since 1973, about $425,000 in scholarships for post-high school education has been awarded. Feb. 28 is the application...
  • Free FAFSA help sessions are taking place across the region

    Free FAFSA help sessions are taking place across the region
    Need help applying for financial aid? The FAFSA paperwork can be grueling and time-consuming for students to fill out. But it's also required if students bound for college want to see if they can receive federal grants, work-study and loans. FAFSA...
  • Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams

    Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams
    At some point this summer, the incoming freshman student-athletes will gather for the first time at their respective colleges/universities and swap stories about their National Signing Day experience. Last week Wednesday was NSD for NCAA Division 1...
  • School voucher case in court in Tallahassee today

    School voucher case in court in Tallahassee today
    The lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program will be heard today in a Tallahassee court, though the issue to be argued isn't the overall argument but whether those who sued have legal standing to do so. The...
  • CSF scholarship applications open

    Applications are currently available for 2015 scholarships offered by the Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge, which has served the area since 1964. CSF scholarships range from $250 to $3,500 per student. Last year, CSF awarded at...
  • Indiana students warmly greet Obama's proposed free tuition plan

    President Barack Obama's proposal to make two years of community college free got a warm welcome Friday from Ivy Tech Community College students who heard about the plan during the president's town hall meeting in Indianapolis. More than 80 Ivy Tech...
  • Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers

    Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers
    On a snowy evening, Brianna Tong gathered more than 50 students in a classroom at the University of Chicago to meet and dine with aldermanic candidates. The smell of curry filled the air as Tong told the audience that before becoming a campaign volunteer,...