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Help Your Grandchildren in College Without Breaking the Bank

collegeWhat do you do to help your grandchildren who are in college?

A big quandary for many grandparents this time of year is how to show their love and support for grandchildren who are in college. Sure, you want to help, but you want to do it in ways that are both appreciated and effective. And, you can’t afford to give them a blank check.

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Over the years I’ve chatted with a lot of grandparents about how they help their grandchildren financially  without simply writing them a check. Here are some of ways – from big and small – they’ve shared with me for helping out their collegiate grandchildren:

Thanks in advance for sharing the creative ways you’ve found to help your grandchildren while they’re in college  in the comments section below. Did I mention that I graduated Summa cum Cheapskate?

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