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Four Options for Saving for Your Newborn’s Future
Different types of accounts have different rules, but all serve the purpose of helping your child get a head start on their financial future.
By Kevin Webb, CFP® Published
New College Program Gives Students Seed Money To Invest
A University of Kentucky program provides students with seed money to become better savers and investors.
By Kim Clark Published
529 Plans: Give the Gift of Education (and Compounding)
As the cost of college tuition skyrockets, parents and grandparents can take advantage of tax-efficient 529 plans and higher limits on gift and estate taxes.
By Mel Casey, CFA®, CAIA Published
529 Plan Contribution Deadlines
529 Plans Many states have year-end deadlines for making 529 college savings plan contributions.
By Kelley R. Taylor Last updated529 Plans
Gen X Parents: Saving for Retirement and College at the Same Time?
Saving for retirement and college at the same time is tough. As you prepare to send your kids to college, don’t neglect your nest egg.
By Ella Vincent Published
A Plateful of Financial Topics That Might Come up Over Turkey Dinner
From higher prices and mortgage rates to AI planning our retirements: These are some of the conversations you might have as multiple generations gather for the holiday.
By Jerry Golden, Investment Adviser Representative Published
Want to Avoid Years of Crushing Debt? Save for College Now
College is more expensive than ever: Not properly planning to fund your own education or that of your child could saddle you or them (or both of you) with decades of debt.
By Jared Elson, Investment Adviser Published
Student Loan Borrowers To See Better Protections Under New Rules
Student loan borrowers will be better protected against sudden school closures under the rules, the DOE says.
By Joey Solitro Published
Have Leftover 529 Funds? Expert Strategies for Unused Balances
Excess 529 funds represent both a challenge and an opportunity, and knowing your options is essential.
By Marguerita Cheng Published