College: Infant

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Anyone Have Advice on Saving for Children's College? 529 Plans?

Looking for information on saving for children's college. Family gives money for kids birthdays and Christmas and I want to start something just not sure where to begin. I know there are limitations to the 529 plans so I'd like to hear opinions on whether it's a good or bad choice. THANKS!

Cost of

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Who Pays for College...?

Are we as parents obligated/responsible for paying for our kids college? In a perfect world we would all have started a college fund when they were babies and at college age it would be enough to put any of them through the school of their choice.... but I digress. Let's put anyone's financial stability aside for now. I don't think it is our obligation to pay for college, should we help if we can sure, will some loans be incurred, sure. But as far as a yes/no answer, I say no. What say you... My son DOES have scholarships already to...

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$$$$ For College

Wondering if any mamas have been saving for college? Have a 13 year old and...

Financial Aid

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Financial Aid for College for Single Mom

Hey Mamas, I really want to go back to school to get a nursing degree, specifically RN. I live with my DD's father, but we are not married. Does this mean I am technically considered a single mother? Is there significant financial aid for women like me to go back to school? I really don't want to have to work, go to school, and take care of a baby. Can I get aid for more expenses than just tuition? I could really use any advice or help you ladies can give me. Thanks, J. and baby Bethany

Visits

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Teenage Son Wants to Visit Girlfriend at Her College

My 18-year-old son wants to take bus from CT to IN to visit his girlfriend for a few days during his college break. My family and I want to see him here in CT for a week before his girlfriend comes home from break. (He has 4 weeks off; she has 3). Girlfriend wants to buy him bus ticket as a Christmas present. He and she feel I am not letting him be an independent "adult." Should I force him to stay home or let him go to IN?