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Should Parents Pay for College Tuition?

It’s a pricey question.

College Board estimated the average cost for full-time, in-state students who live on campus at four-year public colleges or universities during the 2017-18 school year is $25,290.1

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September Market Recap – U.S. Stocks Deliver a Strong Quarter

The broad-market S&P 500 posted its best quarter in almost five years, up over seven percent. Domestic equities were a mixed bag toward the end of September, but did quite well over the quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 9% for the third quarter; the broad-market S&P 500 posted its best quarter in almost five years, up 7.2%; and the NASDAQ is up 7.1%.

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Women and the Retirement Crisis

Here’s a number that will knock your socks off: $400 trillion.1

By 2050, the retirement savings shortfall in eight of the world’s largest economies is expected to reach $400 trillion, according to estimates from the World Economic Forum (WEF). The shortfall is the difference between the amounts of money retirees may receive from government and/or employer pensions and individual savings. The amount they need to replace 70 percent of their pre-retirement income is also factored in.1

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