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What every parent should know about 529 college savings plans
Whether your child is gearing up for college in the fall or you still have several years to save, you might want to consider a 529 savings plan. Not sure what that is, or unclear on the specifics? Let us answer some of your important questions.
6 Things Every Parent Should Know About 529 College Savings Plans
Earnings on 529s are tax-free, so long as you use them for qualified expenses.
How To Avoid The Most Costly College Savings Mistakes
Leading up to College Decision Day on May 1, high school seniors and others planning to start college this fall are making their final decisions about where to attend. That means comparing financial aid packages they’ve received and understanding just how much in student loans they may need to borro
Why a 529 College Savings Plan?
A 529 college savings plan is a tax-advantage way to help families save money for college tuition and education-related expenses.
It's 529 Day, yet 71 percent of people don't know what a college savings plan is
Despite the tax benefits, only 29 percent of Americans know that 529 plans are an education savings tool, according to a new survey.
Do you have to pay taxes on withdrawals from 529 college-savings plans? Here’s how to avoid an...
Tax Guy answers FAQs on the popular 529 college savings account plans.
Back to School: How to Budget, Prioritize and Stay on Track with College Savings for Multiple...
With increasing student debt and rising college tuition, saving for college with one child is hard enough. Here's how to prioritize, budget, and stay on track with college savings for multiple children.
Tips for Leveraging 529 College Savings Plans
Whether you are a new parent just starting out, a grandparent who wants to make gifts to a grandchild, or somewhere in between, saving for c...
Why a Roth IRA for college savings makes sense
See how using a Roth IRA provides more flexibility for paying for higher education. With the high cost of college, […]
How to Choose a 529 College Savings Plan
Larson advisors leverage 529 plans and other investment vehicles on behalf of their physician clients so they can fund their children's education.
Financial Aid Expert Gives Her Best College Savings Advice
Contributed by: Nick Defenthaler, CFP® The Michigan Education Trust (MET) pre-paid tuition and Michigan Education Savings Plan (MESP) 529 plan are both great ways to save for college. (If you’re just learning about 529 plans, check out this blog on 529 basics and this blog on using 529s as tax credi
Top 10 Direct-Sold 529 College Savings Plans
The latest performance rankings from savingforcollege.com, along with some plan details.
College Savings: Why You Should Start Saving Early
Starting a college education fund early is essential to being prepared for the costs of higher education. Here are some options.
Smart Advice to Make Your 529 College Savings Plan Best in Class
Don’t get caught unaware and unprepared for saving for college. It’s not cheap. Learn about the best ways to save for college and 529 Plans.
It’s College Savings Month! Find Out How To Save Money With Upromise
September is college savings month — providing a timely reminder of the need to have a plan for paying for college. This comes as the cost of higher education is skyrocketing. Derek DeLorenzo, educ…
How to help your child save for college
We’re always encouraging families to save for college, and many parents are doing just that by opening college savings accounts and contributing funds on a regular basis. But it’s important to have children involved as well, saving their own earnings for college dreams. We’ve put together some tips below on ways to get your son …
How to protect your college savings as the stock market gyrates
The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the stock market. How to protect your college savings.
3 ways to protect your kids' college savings if the market falls
Families have about $329 billion in 529 college savings plans. The average balance is $24,153. So many wonder what to do if the market hits the skids.
What to do with money from a 529 college savings plan
Parents who’ve been saving for years know the advantages of putting money into a 529 college savings account.