Tag Archives: college savings

Six ways to use a 529 Savings Plan

May 29th is National 529 savings plan Day. What better time is there to showcase 529 savings plans, their tax benefits, and their many uses? Guest blogger, Nichole Coyle, CFP® CSLP®, breaks down what to know about a 529 savings plan and it’s uses.   What is a 529 savings plan? It’s a state-sponsored savings… (read more)

Having Cash on Campus: Student Finances While Attending School

Managing student finances during your college years can be challenging, but it’s also essential. Establishing financial stability while in school is not only about making ends meet, but also setting the foundation for a secure future. Here are ten key strategies to work towards and maintain financial stability while on campus.   Create a Realistic… (read more)

College Savings: Money Tips for College Students and their Parents

High School Seniors: Whether you are waiting to hear back from early decision entries or are still sending out applications, in less than a year, you’ll be arriving on campus for the first time. There’s a lot to plan for: class selection, dorm life needs, social clubs – and, of course, all of the particulars… (read more)

College Savings with a 529 Plan

May 29th is National 529 Day. This week Nichole Coyle, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, talks about what a 529 plan is and recent changes that have made this education investment vehicle even more attractive. A 529 plan is a college savings account that allows you to save money for your child’s (or other family member’s) college… (read more)