Tag: 529 plans

Smart Things You Should Do With Excess 529 Funds

Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Imagine: Your student's college graduation is coming up, and surprise! You have extra money in your 529 plan. What should you do with it? Here are some options. read more

How to Pay for College When Your 529 Plan Takes a Hit

Content Marketer, ValuePenguin

Before panicking about your assets as the stock market fluctuates, read this advice to assess your other options for covering your student's college costs. read more

529 Plans 101: You Can Afford to Pay For College

Chair, College Savings Plans Network; Director, Washington's Guaranteed Education Tuition Program

The cost of college has gone up nearly 51% over the last 10 years, and continues to rise. Feeling overwhelmed? Never fear, the College Savings Plans Network is here to help you learn more about 529 college savings plans--an easy and convenient way to save for higher education. read more

What Is a 529 Plan and Why Do You Need One?

Co-founder, GiveCollege.com

Although the most common vehicle used to save for college is a 529 college savings plan, only 62% of families are familiar with them and the financial benefits of saving early. What are you waiting for? The earlier you start, the more you can save! read more