Just curious about the opinions out there.
yes. my dad told me not to worry about aslynn as he had already put aside her college money when i was talking to him about the best way to go about it. I know bm isnt going to set any aside for SS so i will start one for him and for the baby i am pregnant with now when DH graduates and we have some extra to put elsewhere.
I think you are going to get answers depending on people's financial situation.
People that can pay for their child, are going to say..yes parents should.
People that can't are going to say..no
I am not financially capable at the moment, but when the time comes to fund my kids within a year of each other I will be able to then, based on my long term financial plans.
I don't think any parent should be forced to pay for their child's college education. If they can afford to, and want to, then yes they should. However, it shouldn't be a requirement.
Quoting faerie75:No. My parents didnt pay for mine and seeing as how I was single until my kids were teen and tween, I have never been able to save a college fund for them either. They will get aid, grants, and loans they will pay and I will likely assist but they are not getting a full ride from me.
Quoting HopesNDreams:In my situations, BF and I both agreed before the divorce that patents should financially help the kids with college. At the time of the divorce, we put that belief into the paperwork.
So, basically, yes they should if that is what they as a couple believed in that support.
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