Topic: College Planning



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Should you save for your child's college education?

Virtually everyone thinks saving for college is important, but according to the College Savings Foundation, just over half are actually putting money away for their child's education. Learn why you should start saving.

Five ways to help manage the costs of kids

Raising a child isn't cheap. Learn about some key expenses and how you can best prepare.

Are you saving enough for college?

Here's a quick way to find out where you stand when it comes to saving for college. Answer these three questions.

Teach your kids how to pay for their own education

Just because you don't have the cash on hand doesn't mean your kids can't pursue a higher education. The solution is to have your kids pay for all or a part of their own education.

The ABC's of 529 college savings plans

Whether you've got toddlers or teenagers one thing is certain: paying for college seems to get more expensive every year. Learn about 529 plans and how they can help you prepare.

6 steps to curb materialism in your kids

Children are ever-changing beings, but when it comes to money and materialism, too many parents think that their older offspring are not malleable at all.

10 things college grads need to know

Get 10 important tips about entering the working world. They may just help make the transition a bit smoother.

3 menacing myths about student loans

Find out the 3 common student loan myths so you don't fall into potential traps set by lenders.

Student loan forgiveness programs

Student loan forgiveness programs seem too good to be true. How do you qualify? Get the details.

Lower student loan payments - yes or no?

What student loan repayment strategy should you follow? Get the details on what your monthly payment should be according to your needs.

7 finance tips for college students

Developing healthy money habits during college can help you start out on the right foot once you graduate.
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