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.

Kids & Money

Steer clear of financial aid fraudsters

Families lose money to fraudulent financial aid scams every year, according to federal officials. And with many college application deadlines just months away, this is prime time for thieves to make their pitches to a fresh batch of targets.

Kids & Money

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

Thrifty is nifty for kindergarten parents

While many families start planning early for how they’ll pay for the college years, there’s not a lot of conversation about covering the costs associated with the early school years, particularly among parents experiencing this for the first time.

Kids & Money

Internships with a touch of green

Green Works, a Kansas City-based nonprofit, puts teens to work thanks to an innovative internship program that combines environmental education with workplace opportunities for urban high school students.

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