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6 Ways Your School Guidance Counselor Can Help You Get Into College

By |2017-05-09T22:13:34-04:00July 21st, 2015|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

A high school’s guidance counseling department and the programs they support are critical resources for both the student and their parents in preparing for college. School counselors are highly trained professionals who typically have advanced degrees. [...]

College Planning — 7 Steps to Keep Your Money & Your Sanity

By |2017-05-09T22:13:30-04:00May 21st, 2015|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

One of the most financially savvy gifts a parent or guardian can give their child is to send them to college. Even with student debt, the difference in a college graduate’s lifetime earnings vs that of [...]

Good News for 529 Plan Savers

By |2014-12-30T17:03:45-05:00December 30th, 2014|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Call it a holiday gift. Thanks to legislation passed in December, beginning in 2015, owners of 529 accounts will be able to change the investment options on their existing plan contributions twice per calendar year instead [...]

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Small Amounts Can Add Up to Big College Savings

By |2017-04-18T20:53:57-04:00October 18th, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

reposted from U.S. News & World Reportby: Reyna Gobel   Parents who stuff their children's college funds with more than they can afford each month are setting themselves up for failure.    "Parents start off saving $500 per [...]

Evaluate Investment Costs In College Savings Plans

By |2017-04-18T20:53:58-04:00September 11th, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

reposted from US News & World Reportby: Reyna Gobel College savings accounts come with a price. When parents compare prices on 529 plans, tax-advantaged college investment accounts, they're looking at what are known as average costs. The [...]

What to do when Saving for You & Saving for your Child’s College Education

By |2013-02-28T16:51:34-05:00February 28th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let’s take a few minutes today to discuss one of the greatest budgeting tasks facing families across the world today.  Often college and retirement occur all to close to one another for many people.  Over the [...]

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