Articles by Reyna Gobel
By contributing, or even starting, 529 plans, grandparents can help families avoid student loans.
Parents with kids living at home for the first two years of college could save more than $18,000.
Parents saving for college need to understand bond investments as much as stock market investments.
Learn how to spend wisely on textbooks, clothing, and social activities at U.S. campuses.
Parents can avoid paying taxes on withdrawals when their kids start college.
Owners of college savings accounts can designate different beneficiaries among family members.
Families should save based on out-of-state tuition costs, but also keep an eye out for scholarships.
Currency exchange and wire transfer fees can add up when paying for a U.S. college education.
Don’t overlook equipment expenses when saving for career training programs.
Parents can use savings in 529 plans to pay for both bachelor’s and master’s degrees.