Tagged: 529 plan

Four Ways To Reduce College Costs (While Still in High School!)

by Family Features 9/29/2014 12:00 am

College is a significant investment and figuring out how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. It’s easy to see why the topic causes stress: Outstanding student loan debt has now reached $1.2 trillion, according to 2013 estimates from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Yet there are ways to help reduce the amount a family or student has to borrow to fund a college education, especially if you start early.

Mere Mortals Can Make It Happen (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/2/2014 12:00 am

Shortly after our firstborn arrived in the fall of 1990 — a year before I took a job as a business reporter even though I knew nothing about business — I read an article that sent an electric shock through my newly maternal brain. It said, simply and indisputably, that every dollar I saved for my child’s college education would earn money and every dollar I had to borrow for college would cost money.

Saving Smart for College with a 529 Plan

by Dale Ellis 11/20/2013 12:00 am

When it comes to saving enough for your child’s college tuition, coupon clipping won’t cut it; instead, here’s one way to save that truly adds up.

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