Don’t overlook these tax credits for college

Kimberly Lankford, Contributing Editor, and <i>Kiplinger's Personal Finance</i> •
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I’ll have two children in college this year – my daughter is starting her junior year, and my son will be a freshman. Can I take the American Opportunity Credit for expenses for both of them?   Yes, as long as you meet the income requirements. The American Opportunity Credit is worth up to $2,500

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4 ways to save on taxes when you fund higher education

Founder &, Unique Financial Advisors, president, Ms, Ea, CFP™, and Vid Ponnapalli •
Kiplinger

Your children are in college. You are determined to pay for their education. It is a lot of money! You wonder if Uncle Sam helps you here — I mean, in the form of tax incentives. Well, in fact, he does. Thanks to the current laws, yes you could save on taxes when you pay

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11 top sources of college scholarships

Kiplinger.com, Contributing Writer, and Dylan Cunningham •
Kiplinger

Valedictorians and star quarterbacks aren’t the only ones earning college scholarships. In the 2011-12 school year, more than $6.2 billion in private scholarships was awarded to more than 1.8 million undergraduate students with all manner of academic and athletic achievements. Starting early is a key to success. The fall of your junior year of high

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