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Protect college funds of your child in Bankruptcy

29th November 2010
By Jay King in Bankruptcy Law
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Parents understand the rising prices of tuition fees and college costs that are necessary and are saving every bit of their money that they have earned in their entire life to make a bright future for their children. Most of the parents are saving their money wisely for childrenís future so that kids can enjoy the benefits of a college education. People separate their money in savings accounts, fixed deposits, and mutual funds to get most of the profits made from that saved money. Unfortunately, people may suffer or face any financial crisis that can strike up the whole family. If any of such situations like a downfall, job loss, divorce, natural crisis has happened then one can file for bankruptcy to get a relief from the financial obligations.

The cost of a normal college education has skyrocketed in the recent period and parents are bearing high from the increased tuition costs. Parents, who want to give the best education to their children, have to face various hassles in the present time. As the college costs are increasing with the high inflation rate, families are facing trouble that is changing the whole outlook of their childís studies. Most of the States are coming up with new ideas to provide incentive programs, which can bring relief in the lives of the parents and they can start saving their money since the time their kids are born.


Saving plans that are offered within the individual states can be withdrawn early with estimated target rates of study budget. First, these saving plans offer target rates of the entire budget, then the assuming funds can be withdrawn early according to the tax-sheltered rates. Finally, these plans provide safe interest growth of you money. However, you cannot completely rely on these companies, as there is no guarantee for your kids.

There is a preventive measure for avoiding any debt for the creditors, as parents can move the college amounts into a account under Uniform Gift to Minorís Act and these funds can be put under the management of parents till the time when their kid turns 18. Minors can easily use these funds that have been saved by their parents in the time of bankruptcy for their college funds without any threat from the creditors.


Jay King is owner of BankruptcyIntro.com. We've all heard of large companies filing for bankruptcy or "going bankrupt" and most of us would think that particular company must be in trouble.
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Jay King is a owner of BankruptcyIntro.com. We've all heard of large companies filing for bankruptcy or "going bankrupt" and most of us would think that particular company must be in trouble.
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