Posts with the category ‘Children’

Child ID Theft: 8 Steps to Keep Your Kids Safe

–Devin Kropp You are not the only one who needs to be on guard about their personal data safety. Minor children are 35 times more likely than adults to suffer ID theft. Here’s what parents need to know. The latest target of identity thieves is not you, but rather your children. With little to no financial history, minors make an unsuspecting and easily exploited target. According to a Child Identity Fraud Survey conducted by Javelin Strategy and Research, one in… Read More

Best & Worst College Majors

By Catey Hill Education is an investment in your future; but so too is a positive return on your money. As students begin returning to colleges and universities around the country; parents need to remind them to “Choose Wisely” See which Jobs Pay & Some That Don’t

Life Insurance for Children

Prepared by Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions, Inc. If you’re thinking about buying life insurance for your child, consider the decision carefully. The main purpose of life insurance is to replace income lost after someone dies, and there’s little doubt that your income could decrease upon your child’s death, due to lost time at work or lost productivity. However, you should also consider protecting your child’s future by purchasing more life insurance for you and your spouse. Isn’t it smart to… Read More

How Parent & Child Assets Impact Financial Aid Packages

By Lynn O’Shaughnessy Parents with big investments and home equity generally find it harder to get financial aid for their college-bound children. But if you understand how assets are assessed on the FAFSA and CSS Financial Aid PROFILE, you can improve your chances for getting the best financial aid package possible. Do you know how your investments might reduce your chances for financial aid? And what about the role that your family’s home equity plays in determining whether your child will… Read More

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