The College Back-to-School Checklist

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If you have a kid headed off to college, it can feel like the to-do list is never ending. There’s the dorm essentials and textbooks and snacks, but then there are the things that aren’t on most shopping lists. Your child is going to be more independent than they’ve ever been before and are legally adults. But they’re still your child and you want to be rest assured that if they need anything, you can be there for them.  To make sure you are, there are three documents that every parent should have prepared for their adult child to be ready to leave for college: Financial Power of Attorney Health Care Power of Attorney HIPPA authorization form Because your child is legally an adult, you are no longer automatically able to assist them as you always have. These documents will allow you to still help your child and have access ...

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