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These days, it’s easy to spend $300,000 on four years of education. But what’s really “worth it”? How much should you be spending and where should you be negotiating? Ron Lieber, author of The Price You Pay For College breaks it all down for us. He tells us why college really costs so much, how to navigate the complexities of the financial aid system, and breaks down the best savings strategies. In Mailbag, we tackle questions on paying for college, establishing Roth IRAs for college students, and how to prioritize student loans vs. saving for retirement. In Thrive, the 5 financial moves you need to make now to get your high school senior ready for college.