Useful Financial Guardrails for College Families!

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in General | 0 comments

“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” – Ivan Turgenev Financial independence training is a short-term pain, for a long term gain. But it’s terribly important because “untrained” college students are sitting ducks for unscrupulous financial service companies and their own lack of financial sense. So, […]

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Financial Independence 2: No More Surprises

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in General | 0 comments

“Wisdom is learning to let go when you want to hang on. Courage is learning to hang on when you want to let go.” – Mark Amend This is second in a continuing series on real financial independence, and I’m here to alert you to those items in a family‘s financial life that can wreck […]

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Caring For Two Generations!

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in General | 0 comments

“You cannot drive your car looking at the rear view mirror. Focus on going forward.” – Steve Harvey Depending on your perspective, this can feel like a double-whammy. Certainly, as with children, it’s always a better idea to focus on the benefits of more time with your parents, etc. … but yes, I’ve seen many […]

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A Leak In The College Costs Bubble?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2013 in General | 0 comments

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” –Helen Keller The Georgia Institute of Technology, better known as Georgia Tech, plans to offer a $6,600 online master’s degree in computer science, a sixth of the price of its on-campus degree. With this announcement, we are finally starting […]

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