According to MyCollegeGuide.org, the average cost of tuition in the USA ranges from just over $8,000 for an in-state public experience to a whopping $28,500 for a private school. How do you afford those numbers, and also all of the other costs like room and board, books, and transportation? James DiUlio knows all about college costs and saving for it, so we’re happy he’s going to tell us about 529 plans. How do they work best, when should you use a 529 plan, what tax breaks should you expect, and how are they different than other college planning vehicles? In our headline segment we talk about people who’ve labored hard to become millionaires. What are some common traits of the wealthy? We’ll share some surprising numbers.
We’ll also throw out the Haven Life Line, feature some Labor Day trivia from Doug, and more.
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<15:47> James DiUlio, Vice Chairman of College Savings Plans Network
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- In what decade did Labor Day became a federal holiday?
<34:02> Haven Life Line
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- Cara and her husband are debt free. They’re looking at doing a home remodel, should they pay cash or take out debt?
<38:30> Letters From the Mailbag
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- Troy has a working idea on him and his wife’s retirement. Is the plan going to work out like he think it does, should he change anything?
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We welcome Douglas and Heather Boneparth, authors of “The Millennial Money Fix.”