Tag Archives: college

College Costs Gone Wild!

No question, one of the more wonderful shared Baby Boomer experiences has been paying for college education. I have two kids and they went to private four-year colleges. Cost? Tuition + food + housing + allowance = (?) lets say $450,000. Whenever I mention this to other parents, I get those wonderful all-knowing shared twisted […]

College Debt Could Lower Your Social Security Checks

Get this… if you have defaulted on a college loan the Social Security administration has been docking Social Security checks. Smartmoney.com reports that Baby Boomers that default on  student-debt can have their Social Security benefits reduced. “According to government data, compiled by the Treasury Department at the request of SmartMoney.com, the federal government is withholding […]