3 Things Your Child Really Needs to Bring to College

Whether you feel it to be true, your kids become adults at age 18. They need to have these legal documents in order.

Congratulations! Your child is off to college. And whether they're headed across the country, across the state or across the street, they're undoubtedly excited about entering the initial stage of adulthood (or adulthood from their point of view at least).

Besides making sure everything is packed and ready, some other key items to add to their must-have lists are something you probably haven't thought about: necessary legal documents.

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Charles C. Scott, AIF®
President, Pelleton Capital Management, Ltd.

Charles C. Scott, Accredited Investment Fiduciary®, has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He developed and managed an institutional sales department for Washington Mutual, and then served as the Northwest Regional Manager for MFS, America's oldest mutual fund company. Since 1993, he has been an independent adviser, focusing on providing his clients with objective, unbiased planning and investment advice. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine and other publications.