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Questions related to saving and paying for a college education

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Can I take a Tuition and Fees Deduction when receiving third party assistance?

My wife and I took the Tuition and Fees Deduction in 2015 after receiving a 1098-T from her accredited University that had box 2 (Amounts billed for qualified tuition and related expenses) as $5603.80....
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Understanding the effect of parent PLUS loan on the parent's credit score

I am helping a family navigate paying for college and I have a question that I cannot seem to answer by searching this site or any of the federal sites. Suppose the mom takes out a Parent PLUS loan ...
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Are federal pell grants applied on top of college scholarships?

Does the scholarship that your college provide you with include the federal pell grant or is the grant amount an additional amount to the scholarship provided by the college?
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How can I figure what fraction of college savings should be in my name vs. my child's name?

I am saving for kids' college expenses and heard (somewhere?) that one's expected contribution for college will be calculated at 100% of the child's assets and 7% of the parents' assets. (I believe it ...
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Keep in state tuition when relocating to another state

My wife and I have lived in NC state for more than 10 years. I enrolled in an online program in the state university for continuing education one year ago. And eventually I will get a degree in 3 or 4 ...
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W8-BEN form for Indian student pursuing PhD in USA (NJ)

I got admitted to Rutgers as a PhD student and I'd be getting around $25.9k for my TA-ship each year. My department asked me to fill the W8-BEN form but I got stuck while filling fields 5 (SSN) , 7 (...
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Beta of portfolio containing stocks and risk free assets

(c) Tilly Tiepy has an equally weighted portfolio comprising 30 stocks and a risk free asset. The average beta of the stocks of 1.2. Tilly has half the value of her portfolio in treasury (exchequer) ...
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Where or to whom can I go to get personalized advice regarding college and the financing involved?

I have a very difficult decision to make. I could choose to go to a university where I will most likely go into debt (around ~40k) because either my parents are unwilling to spend the money or they ...