Life Stage - Family

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    There are many areas of personal finance to consider throughout the journey of parenthood. ...
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    The American Dream always called for big spending on big items, but maybe it's time ...
  3. 5 Signs That You're Living Beyond Your Means

    Learn what to watch for before you find yourself drowning in debt or filing for bankruptcy. ...
  4. Should Parents Save Towards College or Retirement?

    Many parents are unsure about whether to save more for retirement or education for ...
  5. 3 Big Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your 30s

    Want to have continued control of your finances as you get older? Start by making ...
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    Five steps to consolidate and pay off your debt.
  1. How can I start an IRA for my child?

    The Roth IRA is hands-down the most attractive retirement plan available for people with at least 15 or more years until ...
  2. What is the best way to save for private school expenses? A 529 plan, a Coverdell ...

    If the goal is to put the money in the plan towards private school expenses, then the Coverdell Education Savings Account ...
  3. Can I contribute to both a 529 plan and a Coverdell education savings account?

    You can contribute to both, and when your child is ready to attend college, as colleges do accept payments from both. There ...
  4. What options do I have to save for my child's education?

    There are numerous options available to invest savings for a child's education: State-sponsored "529" college savings plans: ...
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