By Jake Bernstein
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Call It Your “College Payment” Think of it like your mortgage or car payment. If you think it will help, make yourself a coupon book and keep it with your bills. Make It Automatic Better still, eliminate the need for willpower by setting up an automatic transfer from your bank account to a 31 FINANCING COLLEGE A BUDGET-CUTTING WORKSHEET Use the first column to record your actual expenses. In the second column, set a spending goal in areas where you feel you can cut back. Add up your monthly savings in the third column.
As the account’s custodian, you can use the money for the child’s benefit, such as for private high school or braces, but not for a “family” emergency, such as a parent’s medical bills or for household bills in the event that a parent becomes unemployed. Practically speaking, your state won’t send the “custodial account police” after you for using your child’s college fund to pay the mortgage or take a vacation, but a child would have the legal right to fight your decision, if so inclined. ) Your children are entitled to spend the money however they wish once they reach the age at which the custodial arrangement ends in your state—typically either age 18 or 21.
Some of the board and personal costs that are rolled into the college bills are expenses you’re already carrying. CASH FLOW. This is the painful, belt-tightening part. As a parent, you already know all about sacrifice. Maybe you will drive the old car a couple of extra years, skip a vacation, or strike shrimp and steak off the family grocery list for a while. While your child is away at school, there will be one less mouth to feed at home, and you can probably count on fewer outlays for such expenses as sports equipment or flute lessons.