Personal Finance

Recently featured college planning, healthcare savings and tax articles, selected by our financial news editors

Taxes

College

  • The cost of borrowing vs. saving for college

    With the possibility of pandemic loan forgiveness making headlines, you may wonder if it’s smarter to borrow for college than save. Here’s the math.
  • Important facts about repaying student loans

    Whether you’re graduating soon or want to get ahead, here are a few things to keep in mind before starting your student loan payoff.
  • 6 myths about 529 savings plans

    Many families aren’t aware that 529 savings plans are available as a type of college savings vehicle. If you’re new to 529 plans, here’s what to know about some of the common misconceptions.
  • Student loan forgiveness already exists

    The pandemic has sparked calls to wipe the slate clean for student borrowers. What you may not know is that loan forgiveness options have been out there for some time.

Financial Planning