Education Savings

  1. How to Make the Most of a 529 Savings Plan

    529 plans can be an extremely effective way to pay for college expenses, but be aware ...
  2. A How-to For Putting Your 529 College Savings ...

    After years of saving for college, you don't want a misstep when it's time to use ...
  3. Retirees: Here's How You Can Go to College for ...

    Although young adults have to pay out tens of thousands of dollars for a college ...
  4. A Back-to-School Savings Study Guide

    These four easy tips will help you spend less on back-to-school shopping no matter ...
  5. Can You Afford College Costs in 18 Years?

    While saving for your children's college education remains a better late than never ...
  6. There's More to 529 Plans Than the Tax Benefits

    College costs aren't like to suddenly drop anytime soon. That's why checking out ...
  1. College Tuition vs. Investing: Is It Worth It?

    With the rising cost of college and questionable career prospects awaiting college ...
  2. What Is Sallie Mae And How Does It Work?

    Sallie Mae is the only game in town for some would-be college students seeking loans, ...
  3. Want A Career In Asset Management? Read This ...

    When it comes to landing that job at an asset manager, not all degrees are created ...
  1. 529 Plan Tutorial

    This comprehensive guide goes through what a 529 plan is and how to set one up, contribute ...
  2. Education Savings Account Tutorial

    This comprehensive guide goes through what an Education Savings Plan is and how to ...
  1. Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    The short answer: Not without paying taxes. But as with much of the tax code, there are various nuisances and exemptions ...
  2. Can minors invest in mutual funds?

    Learn how UGMA or UTMA accounts including mutual funds can be set up for minors through a guardian who oversees the account ...
  3. What are the risks involved in a banker's acceptance?

    Learn about the different kinds of college savings accounts, how they can benefit a college saver and how to open these savings ...
  4. Who benefits the most from prepaid expenses?

    Learn who benefits most when expenses are prepaid. Individuals and businesses often make payments, such as rent or insurance, ...
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