Archive - October 21, 2011

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The 5 Best Ways to Save For College
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How to Retire Early Without Having to Earn Millions

The 5 Best Ways to Save For College

The choices for college funding are varied and no one solution is right for everyone.  Depending on your time horizon, tolerance for risk, income and estate tax situations, cash flow restrictions and what level of higher education you want to fund any of the following may be viable choices:

529 College Savings Plan

529 college savings plans are state sponsored but you can invest in a plan sponsored by any state. The advantage of “529” college saving plans is that they allow the investments to grow tax-free as long as they are eventually used for approved education expenses.  These include …

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How to Retire Early Without Having to Earn Millions

Meet Robert and Robin Charlton. Two normal people who decided to retire early, stuck to their plan – and did it.

As Robert said himself, “Really, we’re very average people. We never had power jobs. We just both took intelligent steps.”

Thanks to Susan Johnston, here are some of them:

1.)  Agree on your priorities

The couple stopped grocery shopping on impulse and started sticking to shopping lists. They also chose not to upgrade their cars, saving all that extra money for their long-term investments.

2.) Cut housing costs

They felt they didn’t have room to cut costs with …

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