Let's stop perpetuating a culture of blame and fear among young people. Serious crimes of assault and rape should result in aggressive prosecution and lengthy imprisonment. But let’s deal in real numbers so we can begin to offer realistic solutions to a very serious issue.
Bill Spadea believes that the culture that says you have to go to college is misguided and detrimental to an entire generation of young people getting to the age where they have major life decisions to make. It's time to start steering some of these students towards trade schools.
Q. I have a 529 plan and my daughter starts college this year. It won’t be enough to cover all four years. Should I use the 529 for all her expenses like books and spending money, or should I save it all for tuition? She will need to take a loan by the time she’s a junior.