Friday, July 15, 2011
From Desert News:
A recent study published in the Journal of Family Issues found that children of divorced parents contribute less to the college costs of their sons or daughters than married parents do.
The Wall Street Journal reported last week that while married couples will fund about 77 percent of tuition costs of their children, divorced parents fund about 42 percent of their children's college cost. Even if a parent remarries and makes the same amount with their new spouse as they did before, the divorced parents will still only pay for about 53 percent of their child's tuition altogether.
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