College application season has become a nightmare for parents. While students worry about admission, parents fear college costs. Most parents have admitted that they don’t even know how they can manage the cost. Sky-high college costs make parents panic-stricken instead of proud of the child’s bright future. Many Parents confess they didn’t save (or save enough) money for …
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It’s mid July and the summer weeks are flying by. Soon it will be August and thousands of parents will drop their kids off at college for the first time. As the day that their child leaves for college draws closer, most of those parents are wondering “Is my child really prepared to be on their own?” …
Not every education expense can be covered by a 529 Plan. Make sure you account for non-qualified education expenses in your college planning.
In our ongoing college savings series, we explore using a Roth IRA as a college savings plan. This may be attractive if you are afraid your student isn't going to choose a traditional college education, but there are a lot of factors you need to know before pursuing the Roth IRA strategy.
Coverdell ESAs offer both more and less flexibility than a 529 plan. Learn why a 529 plan might be right for you.
IRA Rollovers, college housing, credit card rewards, and More on the Part B increase. Here are the things we’ve found interesting or noteworthy this morning: