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Tue Jan 12

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Ilby replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:37 AM

Re: A college story

Thank you for your thoughtful response, 2gifts. I will have to read it several times, and share it with my husband.

Sun Jan 10

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Ilby replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:30 PM

Re: A college story

What does this mean? Are these 529 accounts that you own and they are the beneficiaries, in which case the money is yours and you can change the beneficiary however you please? Or is this money in their names, perhaps under UGMA/UTMA, in which [more]

Sat Jan 9

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Ilby replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:29 PM

Re: A college story

I guess what to do with the leftover money depends mainly on the expectations you set (and is a great example for why this sort of thing should be spelled out up front!). If your daughter was led to believe that you were paying for any and all [more]

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Ilby replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:54 AM

Re: A college story

Thanks, Karen!

Fri Jan 8

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Ilby replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:49 PM

Re: A college story

What expectations have you set for your kids around what you will pay for? For my kids, we told them that we would pay for their undergraduate degrees, and grad school would be on their nickel. If you have set similar expectations, then I would [more]

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Ilby replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:18 PM

Re: A college story

Actually, I don’t think that I made it clear – my younger daughter is FAR from a bad student. She will go to a four year college, there is no doubt about it. I am not worried that she might not be accepted, and I am pretty sure that she will do well [more]

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Ilby posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:40 AM

A college story

Our daughter will soon start her last semester of college, and yay – she will graduate without student loans. We paid for the last semester in December – we put it on the card with cash back rewards which we pay off every month – and there is even [more]

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