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Researchers at Brigham Young University say that kids whose parents are footing the whole bill for their schooling are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol, and more likely to be hazy about their future - no pun intended.

It's hard to party when you have to be at work in the morning, and when it's your kids money paying for the class, they're a lot more focused. No kidding. What will researchers discover next - that a weekly allowance sends a mixed message about household chores?

And if that study wasn't enough to get rid of your guilt about not doing enough to help your kids, remember this money rule of the road: don't go broke helping your kids, take care of yourself first.

Because the best I can tell, there are no scholarships or financial aid packages available for your retirement.

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