Tag Archives: college

529 Plans – What You Need to Know

If you have kids, you probably anticipate that they will pursue some sort of post-secondary education such as college or trade school or certification.

You have probably also thought about saving to help them pay for their education, but do you have any idea how much you might need to do this?   According to U.S. News and...
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What New College Students Need to Know About HIPAA

The Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was enacted to provide guidelines to the healthcare industry for protecting patient information and privacy.

For minors, this is a non-issue because parents, as legal guardians, have access to their children’s medical information and are the ones making most of the medical decisions, as well...
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How to Protect Your New College Student With an Estate Plan

It’s that time of the year when parents are running around, helping get their new college student get ready for school.

It’s exciting, sad, thrilling, exhausting and everything in between. You're probably prouder than words can express, but you’re also a little afraid, too. How can you make sure your kid is going to be safe...
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Preparing for College: It’s More Than Textbooks and Dorm Room Furniture

When a child turns 18, a world of responsibility opens up for them, whether they are ready for it or not. An 18 year old has the ability to make their own health and financial decisions without any involvement from their parents. In fact, Federal HIPAA laws prohibit doctors from releasing information to anyone without...
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