Kids & Money

Make sure your college student has insurance protection

Before your student leaves the nest, find out whether your homeowner policy will cover his stuff while at school, and figure out what to do about car insurance while he’s gone. If your child is studying abroad this semester or next, don’t overlook the health insurance page in the information package.

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A one-stop shop for dorm decor

Jeff Gawronski founded DormCo.com four years ago with a business model that takes a few pages from Amazon’s playbook. DormCo carries about 4,500 products, including comforters, lamps and other lights, futons, loungers, benches and other seating, and customized products such as lofted beds.

Kids & Money

Shopping for dental and vision insurance? Choices abound

The Affordable Care Act allows parents to keep adult children enrolled in employer-provided family health insurance plans until they turn 26, but there are no such guarantees for dental or vision insurance. And it’s becoming increasingly common for parents to find replacement coverage for their children.

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