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College Tips – Last Minute Topics For Freshmen Parents
The pace of the weeks leading up to the start of college can move quickly. There are many topics college parents forget to discuss or just run out of time to consider fully with your student.
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Overview Prior to 529 plans, UGMA/UTMA was the most tax efficient manner to save for college and transfer wealth to children and grandchildren. UGMA stands for The Uniform Gifts to Minors Act, and UTMA stands for The Uniform Transfers to Minors Act. UGMA and UTMA are virtually similar in all respects. Purpose of UGMA/UTMA UGMA […]
Parents: College Students Need Renters Insurance & it Can Help You Too
College students are heading back to school, many with the help of their parents who have invested thousands of dollars in laptops, smartphones, bicycles and textbooks on students’ packing lists. Consider this - how will your student and family replace these items if they were affected by theft, fire, water damage, and other risks?
College Mental Health Crisis: Tips & Insights
Depending on when your school starts, you're probably weeks or maybe a short month from the start of classes. How do the college mental health experts at the Jed Foundation suggest that you spend those remaining days?
How To Ensure Your College Student Eats Well
Every parent wants the best for their kid, and eating well is a huge part of that. Eating the right foods will help your college student be more healthy, have more energy, and spend less. This will help them do better on their tests, save more money, and feel happier as a result. But you […]