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November 2013

  • 529_math

    How We Calculated Our 529 Contribution


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    We’re back! And by we, I really mean I. Johnny was never gone last week, just busy taking care of Baby Girl sans me. Last week I was playing the role of an inanimate object, very convincingly, I might add. I became sick Tuesday night and spent the second half…

  • Hello My Name Is Beowulf

    About You #7


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    Monday greetings!… two words that should probably never appear together. Hope your weekend was swell. Joanna and I had a half-weekend getaway that consisted of 34 hours away sans Baby Girl, 16 hours driving, and 3 hours of glorious live music. We’ll tell you all about it and the juicy…

  • OFB 50 States Project: Indiana

    OFB 50 States Project: Indiana


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    In The OFB 50 States Project, you the readers spill the beans about your state: the good, the bad, and the delicious. And thus provide “forever place” seekers (like yours truly) a useful resource in their search. We’d love to hear about your state! To be a part of this project, click here to…

  • 11713_529plan.web

    Pros and Cons of a 529 College Savings Plan


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    It’s official: our baby girl is 10 months old. A few nights ago Johnny and I found ourselves talking about her college plans — or rather, our plans for her college. Very funny joke! Nope, this is for real. Lest you think we’re jumping the gun, just remember school loans are…