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Start Saving for College the “Easy” Way + Try to Win $529

I was very lucky to make it out of my years as an undergrad at the University of Texas at Austin without any student loan debt thanks to scholarships and my parents’ support, but the same could not be said about my years in grad school at NYU. I’m embarrassed to even tell you how much my Master’s degree cost, even after scholarships. I will say that I graduated from NYU in 2005, and now 11 years later, I still have…

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The Upromise MasterCard and Saving for College for Less

As you may already know we are about to double our kid count around here with our second daughter due soon.  It sounds like a minor transition in some ways, but a pretty major transition in others.  One way that it is a major transition is in terms of finances.  Paying for two sets of everything from preschool to college is a bit daunting, and will be a major shock to the budgeting system we are used to.  I know…

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