Private student loans typically don't offer the same protections as federal student loans.
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Don’t wait for the acceptance letter to consider the cost.
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If you plan to borrow money to help foot the bill for college, here's what you need to know.
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Higher education comes with a higher and higher cost. Take advantage of tax breaks to ease the financial pain.
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Don't spend a dime for financial aid advice. Simply learn the system and the sources, and apply early.
We've got answers to your frequently asked questions about 529 plans.
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Learn more about the following tax-advantaged ways to save for your child's college education.
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Custodial accounts let you set aside money or other assets in a trust for your minor child. You manage the account, but you can't take the money back.
Series EE bonds and I-bonds provide a safe, tax-favored way to save for college, but they alone won’t help you meet your investment goals.
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The Roth retirement savings-account can serve as a fall-back fund for paying college bills.
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You get more control over your investments with a Coverdell, but the amount you can invest is limited.
Both 529 and prepaid-tuition plans offer great tax advantages, but that's where the similarities end.
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