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Why you should teach your kids about money

by Kathryn Flynn
Studies have shown that kids who are involved in family finances are much more likely to save money themselves, yet many parents still have reluctance when it comes to discussing financial matters with their kids.

 

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Why you should teach your kids about money
Studies have shown that kids who are involved in family finances are much more likely to save money themselves, yet many parents still have reluctance when it comes to discussing financial matters with their kids.
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Can your 529 withdrawals be used toward electronics?
A question that’s been on the minds of families for some time now is whether or not “supplies and equipment” includes electronics such as computers, smartphones and tablets.
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We explain why we think $250 a month is a reasonable savings target for many families serious about building up a college savings fund.
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No matter what “type” of student you’re saving for, a 529 plan can be an excellent way to plan for college expenses. Click through our slideshow to see how a variety of students can each benefit from a 529 plan.
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12 states offering FDIC-Insured 529 plan options
Families who wish to save for college with 529 plans but are seeking more conservative investment options may find them with plans that offer FDIC-insured options. Here are 12 states that offer this type of investment.
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