A 529 is a savings plan designed to give tax advantages to encourage saving for future higher education expenses.
Key Features of 529 Plans
Contributions in most 529 plans grow entirely tax-free, meaning there are no capital gains taxes paid… More »
Typically, only expensive, private colleges request a PROFILE. The reason is that the gap between a typical family’s EFC (Expected Family Contribution) and the cost of the college is so large that there is not enough public money (state and… More »
In the last few years, higher education has seen a significant increase in the amount of grant and loan money available. Taxpayers foot the bill, so don't leave your share on the table. To make sure you are able to… More »
The financial aid process seems so complex and intimidating, and the cost of college so high to uneducated observers, that myths and false information are often generated about the process. There are plenty of myths out there that could keep… More »