08 Feb 2013
February 8, 2013

Ways to Save for College

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Comparing & contrasting the potential of some popular vehicles.  Presented by Alterra Wealth Management How expensive will college be tomorrow? The Department of Education projects that by 2030, the tuition cost of obtaining a four-year degree at a public university will surpass $200,000. Staggering? Indeed, but college is plenty expensive already. In 2012, tuition averaged.. read more →

21 Nov 2012
November 21, 2012


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 How will Congress resolve these issues?  Decisions must be made. In the next couple of months, Congress will address several major tax matters. Here are the big questions looming. The Bush-era income tax cuts. Will the current 10%-15%-25%-28%-33%-35% federal tax rate structure give way to 15%-28%-31%-36%-39.6% tax brackets in 2013? After the election, some analysts.. read more →

You want to retire comfortably when the time comes. You also want to help your child go to college. So how do you juggle the two? The truth is, saving for your retirement and your child’s education at the same time can be a challenge. But take heart–you may be able to reach both goals.. read more →

20 Oct 2012
October 20, 2012

Finding Scholarship Opportunities

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The vast majority of the nation’s institutions of higher learning offer various types of scholarship, granting money to college students based on a host of criteria such as academic merit, financial need, and in some cases, racial or ethnic background. Although the application process can be complicated and redundant between scholarships, a great deal of.. read more →