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But then they also resented doing the basics like food and clothing. Yet they spared no expense on the things they wanted for themselves.
I struggled for many years to get a degree. I make a good living and have a family of my own to care for.
Reply Jay March 17, at 4: All she had to pay for was her phone and gas. Something must be wrong with her because she actually wanted to be on her own, and not live with her parents. How did she not learn that the world owes her a living?
What conservative nonsense did they teach her at that school? But I convinced her that being debt free should be a top priority. Then, once she was debt free, and had a little saved up, she started out right. Not every parent can pay for their kids college, nor should they necessarily be expected to.
Every child and every situation requires its own solution. But no matter your kids chosen career path, just about any parent can provide all kinds of support in many other ways.
Reply David May 11, at 6: Inmy parents helped me because I stayed at home and commuted to the local university by allowing me to stay in the home and a place at the table.
They should pay their own way. Reply Tiffany February 4, at 2: You should be ashamed of yourself! Just as they did the entire time they were growing up.
Reply Sandra chase March 3, at 1: I would not have children unless I could provide them a higher education. Now at almost 50, I make a decent living and chose to live waaaay under my means.
Tiny old house in a safe hoodinexpensive cars. But thanks to my spending habits I have cash to pay their tuitions they are both in college. Had I not thought I could restrain my spending, I would have chosen to have 1 child or even none.
Have children and spend money on them or restrain myself and have no children. Meanwhile my kids learned a valuable lesson growing up. Big houses and fancy cars do not equal happiness.
Being debt free does. Reply Steve October 13, at The federal student aid program is just another way to tax. Some people get something for free, others subsidize by paying out of pocket. Our government is a joke. The Department of Education is an especially sad joke.
Reply Erin December 7, at However there is something to be said about the fulfillment a person achieves and a sense of pride from standing on their own two feet and earning it on their own.
Such is my case, my biological parents were dead beats in the literal since of the word.My daughter is a National Merit finalist and presidential scholar nominee. She earned a 35 on her ACT and a on her SAT. She is a straight A with many multiple AP classes all with highest scores of 5.
So yeah, don’t even know where to start on this one:) Don’t have any kids of my own yet, and haven’t a clue about child support and how exactly all that stuff works out. All I know is it makes me sad. Mainly for the kids, but also for their wallets.
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Don’t even know where to start on this one:) Don’t have any kids of my own yet, and haven’t a clue about child support — Any advice for her?