For a few minutes, please put your children’s education in the back of your mind. This column covers two federal income tax credits that could help you out if you return to school to improve your resume and hopefully make more money. Here’s the first of our two-part series on tax breaks for those who go back to school.

The American Opportunity credit equals 100% of the first $ 2,000 of qualified postsecondary education expenses plus 25% of the next $ 2,000 (ass… – All MarketWatch News – Personal Finance