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How to pay for college with less stress

Save a quarter, pay a quarter from current income and borrow the rest, says financial adviser.

The McKinley plan suggests looking at the things on your credit or debit card statement and asking yourself this: Would I rather help my kid go to college or would I prefer to keep buying or doing those things on my bill that add up to the number I need to save each month?

IN this US quadrennial season of financial hope, we might wish that the major presidential candidates would reckon with one of the large and looming numbers in our lives.

Maybe this particular pair of multimillionaires hears the parents and grandparents who are confounded by college price...