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Your Money: Money Secrets of Parents with Multiple Kids in College

FILE PHOTO: Graduating students arrive for Commencement Exercises at Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. on May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo
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By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sometime soon after his fourth child was born, it dawned on Howard Krooks that he was going to be on the hook for 12 consecutive years of college tuition payments when they all grew up. It scared him into action. “I’m a planner. I don’t like surprises,” said…

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Want to Apply for Reduced Tuition at Out of State Schools?

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  Aside from buying a home, the sticker shock of college is probably the second biggest heart attack moment in one’s life, especially when comparing in-state and out-of-state tuitions. There’s a program, Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) for students who live in the 15 member states (which includes California!), they are eligible to request a reduced…

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New York Rolling Out Free Tuition Plan for Many Students

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By Gina Cherelus NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sotiris Charalampous spent the past two years juggling school and work in an effort to save enough money to pay for his college tuition. However, a new initiative by the state could mean the rest of the sophomore’s education costs him nothing at all, as long as he…

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Clinton Offers Plan to Freeze Some College Debt, Cut Tuition

Hillary Clinton smiles during a campaign rally, where she received the endorsement of Barack Obama, in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Wednesday proposed a temporary freeze on some student debt and the cutting of college tuition entirely for some families, focusing on an issue important to supporters of her rival Bernie Sanders. Clinton’s latest proposal includes a three-month moratorium for federal student loan payments and a new measure…

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US Parents Spend More, Worry Less About College

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By Liz Weston LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A new study by student lender Sallie Mae found the average amount spent on college education in the United States jumped for the first time in five years, thanks to greater outlays from high-income families and parental readiness to spend more. Families spent an average of $24,164 for…

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