Back-to-school in AZ: think tax credits!

Summer vacation season is coming to an end here in Arizona, even if summer temps are not leaving us. Now is a good time to take a look at two things related to the new school year: back-to-school budgets and tax credits. I don't have to tell any of you who are parents that kids … Continue reading Back-to-school in AZ: think tax credits!

Retirement & College on sale!

Many folks grapple with this situation: do I save for my own retirement or do I help my kids with college expenses? My bottom line answer is this: your kids can get low interest loans for college -- you can’t do that for retirement. Easy to say, but there's a lot more to it than … Continue reading Retirement & College on sale!

I received this email from the College Board today. If you recently went through the college application and financial aid process with your student, it's not too late to find ways to reduce the financial impact of college for this kid or the next one(s).  While AP testing is a great way to earn college … Continue reading