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Strategies for the Ages.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 9/5/2005, Vol. 139 Issue 8, p38-49. 6p. 7 Color Photographs, 1 Chart.

Abstract:Looks at how families are coping with the rising cost of college. Public college tuitions which have risen more than the rate of inflation; Tools that help parents estimate their expected family contribution to annual college costs; Ways to save for co...

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A SHIFT IN THE BALANCE OF POWER.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 9/20/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p34-37. 4p. 2 Color Photographs, 1 Chart.

Abstract:Discusses campaign finance in the United States in 2004. Details of the McCain-Feingold law that prohibits large contributions to political candidates; How the law is affecting the way that companies contribute money; Description of 527 organizations,...

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TRUE-LIFE TUITION TALES.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 9/6/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p60-70. 6p. 5 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Focuses on families who found ways to pay college costs. Decision of Debra Butler of Vancouver, Washington, to become a buyer on eBay to raise extra money for her son's college tuition; Strategy of Dee Calhoun-Rush, who used prepaid tuition funds to s...

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PLOTTING YOUR SAVINGS STRATEGY.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 9/6/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p50-58. 5p. 5 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Discusses strategies for paying for college. The increased number of options for parents saving for college today; Complexities of deciding on a financial plan; Overview of options, including brokerage accounts, traditional custodial accounts, and sav...

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TODAY'S RETIREMENT JOURNEY.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 6/14/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 21, p44-48. 4p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Discussion of how the American baby boom generation is planning for retirement. Report that many baby boomers either cannot afford, or do not want, to stop working in their early 60's; Speculation that retirement will become a cyclical blend of work, e...

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The Money Maze.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 10/1/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 13, p58. 5p. 5 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Examines the difficulties in comparing the costs of attending colleges. Complexity of financial aid in the United States; How colleges come up with different cost figures; Reasons for the confusion, including the formulas used in need analysis; Conseq...

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College savings plans require some new arithmetic.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 7/30/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 4, p48. 5p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Discusses how the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, a large tax cut signed into law in the United States, will effect the cost of higher education. How the plan increases the number of people eligible to save on tuition and as...

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Learning the Hard Way.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. Sep2010, Vol. 147 Issue 8, p16-24. 4p. 2 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article discusses the impact of rising tuition costs and cutbacks in enrollment at public and private colleges and universities in the U.S. Many students try to obtain their first two years of higher education as inexpensively as possible by attend...

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Tough Times Are Molding Tough Consumers.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. Mar2010, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p22-25. 4p. 3 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article discusses the personal finances of several U.S. families to illustrate how many are economizing in the aftermath of a severe economic recession. People are relying less on credit, buying groceries in bulk, and being careful about transporta...

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Grade School Goes Corporate.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 5/7/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 16, p50-53. 4p.

Abstract:The article reports on corporate investment in elementary schools. The example of Brazier Elementary School in Mobile County, Alabama, which receives funding from Budweiser Busch Distributing Company. Companies see it as investing in the future of thei...

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