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FAQ: Now that my child is in college, am I entitled to any education tax credits?

Answer: You may be. There are two education tax credits--the American Opportunity credit (formerly the Hope credit) and the Lifetime Learning credit. To claim either credit in a given year, you must list your child as a dependent on your tax return. In addition, you must meet income limits. For 2014, the maximum American Opportunity […]

Finding the Funds to Pay for a College Education

Finding the funds to pay for your child's college education is like filling a test tube. The length of the tube represents the cost of education at any one school--tuition, fees, books, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. The first ingredient is what you'll have to contribute from your own pocket: the expected family […]

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