College costs continue to spiral, rising faster than inflation. 2010-11 tuition was up 4./4% from the prior year at private colleges and up 5.8% at public schools. Detailed report available in an article titled Trends in College Pricing 2010.
Another year, another set of tax returns behind us. Everyone has a different view on taxes and whether getting a refund is a good thing. For some, the refund acts like a forced savings plan, for me, it's a sign that I lent Uncle Sam money at zero interest. I prefer to pay. In fact, [...]