How a Grandparent's Help With College Tuition Affects Financial Aid

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www.kiplinger.com—Before cutting a check for a grandchild's college tuition, make sure you review the impact it can have on the student's financial aid.

A $280 Million U.S. Aid Program Was Supposed To Help 75,000 Afghan Women. It Helped 60.. Since 2015, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has spent $280 million on a program intended to help tens of thousands of Afghan women enter their country's work force and gain promotions. According to a report from the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR), the program has helped somewhere between no women and roughly 60. USAID's "Promote" program is the agency's "largest women's empowerment program in [USAID] history," according to the program's...