Sending a child off to college usually creates a mixture of emotions for parents. On one hand, they’re a little sad that their child has reached an age of such independence, but on the other hand, they’re so proud of how they’ve turned out…and a little excited to have the house to themselves.
Another factor in this mix is finances. As proud as you are of your son or daughter getting in to that prestigious school, pride is not going to help you pay for the tuition, the room and board, the books and all the other expenses. (Yes, try to ignore the fact that some of that allowance money will be spent on beer.) Continue Reading →