Sep 06, 2013
By Dale Goldhawk
12:15 pm ET | Jane Blaufus
GUEST – Jane Blaufus, Author
TOPIC – Your Back to School Financial Savvy Check-List.
INFO- ‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ echoes through every parents head as kids head back to school next week. With all the prep and shopping lists, have you taken the time to talk about what University and College-Bound grads really need to prepare for Back to School? Have you had a conversation about how to manage their finances and what pitfalls to avoid?
Whether they are a new student or returning for another year, here are four tips to help set your child up for a successful school year.
1. Have a money conversation with your child before they go back to school.
2.Talk to them about credit cards that are often handed out like candy on University campuses.
3. Tax tips for students and parents.
4.Insurance coverage for personal items.