Insurance for college students

Insurance for college students

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If you’re moving a child to college this fall, you are probably in the midst of some serious shopping. As you buy extra-long twin sheets, shower caddies, storage bins, desk accessories and more, have you thought about insurance? If not, move it straight to the top of the list! Health insurance Most colleges require full-time students to have

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The case for college

The case for college

“I trust you to use good judgment.” My mother would say this when I would announce I was taking an eight-hour drive by myself or going on a blind date. Her tone communicated what her words didn’t: whether she thought my anticipated adventure was a good idea, questionable or downright unwise. If she’d read the dire

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps qualified students cover the costs of higher education. It is important for students to apply on time and fill out the necessary forms carefully because an incomplete form cannot be processed until all required information has been submitted or corrected. Filling out the FAFSA Make sure to fill out the Free Application

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IRS Data Retrieval Tool Problem

IRS Data Retrieval Tool Problem

BREAKING NEWS CollegiateParent continues to monitor the FAFSA/IRS security breach story. It appears now that the information of 100,000 taxpayers who used the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to complete the FAFSA may have been hacked, with the information being used to file fraudulent tax returns in order to steal refunds. The IRS is contacting individuals at risk.

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Mid-year money conversations

Mid-year money conversations

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As the proud parent of a college student, it might feel as if your parenting days are almost over, but there is one important area where your almost-adult child can still use plenty of input and guidance: smart money management. Newfound financial freedom can be intoxicating. There are so many interesting things to do on

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  • Loved this write up. Sounds so much like me but am most of the time questioning them about their health and studies and your article gave me new ideas of staying connected.... Thank you. Will put it to good use soon since my son is going across the country to attend your alma mater 😀

  • Fun but also useful article. I will keep the town crier technique in mind when my second Daughter leaves for college - as well as the Alexa Dot Joke tip! I love that Marlene's son told her her news was Often "inane". Clearly his education is paying off in an evolved vocabulary AT the very least!