Chronicles Of A Father With Cents

Simple Life. Personal Finance. Family

Month: August 2017

I Need to Open a 529 Account, Right?

One of the first things I wanted to do when Mother with Cents was pregnant was open some sort of college fund for our newborn but had no prior knowledge of it. When I
researched and discovered 529 accounts, I had to get a details of why is it better to open one than a good old savings account, the tax advantages, what type of investment plan I should do, which state should I open the account with..etc. As I went through all these questions, a bigger question hovered over me: What if our son does not want to go to college at all?

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10 Free Things to do in San Francisco


Living in the San Francisco Bay Area is not exactly the best place where you can find low housing costs.  Continue reading

Expense Chronicles – July 2017

Chronicles of a Father with Cents (1)

Welcome to my first edition of the Expense Chronicles.  This is a monthly check up of my expenses and it is broken up into categories.  Few things to note: Continue reading

7 Ways to Have a Great Day Hiking


Before Baby with Cents was born, I and Mother with Cents would plan our summers Continue reading