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How Grandparents Can Help Grandchildren with College Costs

Posted by Matthew_Hanshaw-CFP on Oct 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

How Grandparents Can Help Grandchildren with College Costs

As the cost of a college education continues to climb, many grandparents are stepping in to help. This trend is expected to accelerate as baby boomers, many of whom went to college, become grandparents and start gifting what's predicted to be trillions of dollars over the coming decades.

Helping to pay for a grandchild's college education can bring great personal satisfaction and is a smart way for grandparents to pass on wealth without having to pay gift and estate taxes. So what are some ways to accomplish this goal?

Outright cash gifts

A common way for grandparents to help grandchildren with college costs is to make an outright gift of cash or

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Topics: Charitable Giving, Lifestyle & Travel, Retirement, Taxes

American Lifestyle Magazine

Posted by Matthew_Hanshaw-CFP on Jun 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Travel

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Posted by Matthew_Hanshaw-CFP on Mar 28, 2017 9:00:49 AM

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Topics: Retirement, Social Security & Medicare, Lifestyle & Travel, Estate Planning

Retirement Redefined

Posted by Matthew_Hanshaw-CFP on Mar 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: Retirement, Lifestyle & Travel

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Posted by Matthew_Hanshaw-CFP on Feb 14, 2017 8:00:49 AM

 

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Topics: Financial Planning, Lifestyle & Travel

Ark Wealth Management's Hershey Bears Hockey Night

Posted by Matthew_Hanshaw-CFP on Feb 8, 2017 12:00:18 PM

This past Saturday night around 40 people from the Ark Wealth Management family gathered at the Giant Center in Hershey to enjoy good company, food, and see the Hershey Bears play an exciting game against Canada’s St. John Ice Caps. We gathered around 5:30PM for a light meal, drinks, and conversation before the start of the game.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Travel

Safe Passwords

Posted by Matthew_Hanshaw-CFP on Jan 17, 2017 9:31:18 AM

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Topics: Financial Planning, Lifestyle & Travel, Economy & Investing

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