Articles by Reyna Gobel
Frankly assess a student’s scholarship potential as high school starts to help plan college savings.
Money in a 529 plan account could be used by a high school student to pay for dual enrollment classes.
Rules for 529 plans may prevent students from using college savings to pay for transportation.
Figure out how much of a 529 plan account you’ll use each year before the first tuition bill is due.
Cash back credit cards and rebate programs allow parents to pick up extra cash for college.
There are a couple ways parents can set up college savings accounts before their child is born.
A single 529 plan college savings account sometimes makes more sense than having one for each child.
Parents can miss out if they wait to purchase credits from these college savings plans.
The investments in Coverdell and IRA accounts can be changed more frequently than in 529 plans.
Apply for need- and merit-based scholarships offered by states that contribute to 529 plan accounts.