Status Check JS Jack 18 Year 9 Month

It’s time to check on JumpStart Jack’s progress, at age 18 years and 9 months. Classes My son is close to finishing up his first semester at Radford. Registration for spring 2018 classes happened this week.  Jack will end his first semester with 46 credit hours, and after his newly selected schedule, he will have […]

JumpStart First Bloggoversary.

JumpStart from scratch was born from panic anticipation about my son JumpStart Jack graduating and transitioning to a young adult. While researching college, I found holes in the process.  All the information felt generic, and so vague that I couldn’t apply it to our own dual teacher 2 kid situation.  I wanted the numbers and […]

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JumpStart From Scratch Progress Snapshot: 18 years and 6 months.

  College Progress. Semester 1 is paid for, and my son JS Jack will move into the dorm next week.  The tuition was paid with a combination of 3 different credit cards and a personal check.  The credit cards incurred a convenience fee, but they also hit spending amounts that triggered 3 bonuses. Earning cashback […]

JumpStart From Scratch Progress Snapshot: 18 years and 3 months.

My son JumpStart Jack is a little over 18 years and 3 months old.  I am not an obnoxious parent that states their kid’s age in months. The plan is to put together a snapshot every 3 months to monitor progress.  JS Jack started from scratch with nothing at age 18 building his financial future. My […]