Last Week Tonight: Dr Don Edition

Looking back on the past week of Dr Don, we’ve had questions and posts all over the financial map. From Roth options to your credit history and how it meshes with your mortgage, we’ve got you covered.

Use Roth IRA and Roth 401(k) at the Same Time 

Try For Mortgages Despite Thin Credit History

Can You Tap 529 Plan Funds to Pay Student Loans?

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Who Pays for College?

The Wall Street Journal recently (3/17/14) did a special report on “Big Issues” with advocates squaring off on  six different personal finance issues.  In today’s post I’m going to give my perspective on one of these issues, “Paying Tuition:  Is That the Responsibility of the Student or the Parent?”

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