College & Empty Nest

Most Parents Aren't Saving For Their Kids' College Education

One year ago   |   By Scary Mommy

My wife and I both went to college. I have two graduate degrees, and Mel has a four-year degree. We had a few starts and stops on the way, along with three children, and once it was all said and done, combined, we are sitting just shy of $100,000 in student loan debt.
Now keep in mind, this isn't horrible. I have friends who went to medical school, or law school, or Ph.D programs with more than double, or even triple, the student debt we have. But the fact is, neither Mel nor I had much help from our parents when it came to paying for our education, so we paid with loans. We got a few...
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