Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Rob Carrick. Give parents an A-plus for talking up the importance of a post-secondary education for their kids, and a C-minus for backing it up with financial help.
There are student loans, bursaries, scholarships, tax deductions and part-time work to help students pay their tuition and living costs while attending college or university, but they’re not enough. Parents need to chip in as well to keep kids out of deep debt that can take 10 years to pay off. More...