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  • Parents of Aspiring Olympians Wrestle With the Cost, TD Ameritrade Finds

    Parents of Aspiring Olympians Wrestle With the Cost, TD Ameritrade Finds

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      Raising an Olympian can be expensive, and TD Ameritrade (AMTD) wants to help. The online brokerage, a sponsor of the Olympics, announced on Monday the findings of a new survey that says many parents put their own savings and financial needs on the back burner to pay for youth sports. The lesson, though, isn’t to give up on dreams of making it to the Olympics or professional sports, according to Carrie Braxdale, managing director of investor services at TD Ameritrade. Parents should commit to finding the right balance. Based on responses to the survey, parents believe participating in sports teaches life lessons, boosts confidence and provides health benefits through regular exercise. Families also find sports to be fulfilling. Parents said they enjoy watching their children excel in sports, and they can bond with kids over a shared interest. Parents spend an average of $100 to $500 a month per child on competitive sports, TD Ameritrade said. Nearly 20% spend […]

  • It’s four years of fun for the Darien Fencing Club

    It’s four years of fun for the Darien Fencing Club

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    FENCING The Darien Fencing Club for Kids is in its fourth year and going strong. With over 150 area youngsters having gone through the program, the club has also produced a fencer who has won a national tournament, just last summer. And a former Beijing Olympian is coaching classes, while the popularity of the sport grows, as indicated by the numbers showing up to safely flail away with the foils. Ref:http://www.darientimes.com/9943/duels-rule-its-four-years-of-fun-for-the-darien-fencing-club/

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  • Young Fencers Sharpen Skills

    Young Fencers Sharpen Skills

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    There’s a battle going on at the Darien VFW Hall. Harrison Zuckerberg and Kai Zhou cross swords, trying to outwit and out-muscle each other and land the fatal thrust. It’s a rare sight for Fairfield County but just another afternoon at the Darien Fencing Club. Harrison’s mom. Darien Fencing Club founder JeffreyBinder’s 11-year-old daughter, Sylvie, is proof. She started when she was 6 and fell in love with the sport. She took ninth place in her age group in theU.S. Fencing National Championships. Two years ago, Binder decided there was a lack of programs for children and started a club in his hometown of Armonk, N.Y. Realizing there was a need in lower Fairfield County as well, the Binders broughttheir group to Darien this spring. “The ultimate goal would be to create a full-time academy in the area,” Binder said. “But we reasoned out that what we should really do is develop an audience for it. “The club doesn’t have […]

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