At nearly $1.6 trillion, student debt is double the size of the Defense budget and is second only to mortgages on the list of the largest household liabilities.
This guide helps your clients teach their children good money management skills with practical tips they can use whether their kids are preschoolers or college-bound.
Parents — your kids may have headed back to school, but before you know it, they’ll be heading off to college. Fittingly, September is National College Savings Month, so let’s talk strategy.
Noreen Beaman, CEO of Brinker Capital, provides a list of financial lessons helpful for those going off to college for the first time.
Use this practical guide to help your clients learn about the cost of sending a child to college and the many savings and tuition-payment options available.
Your teen’s summer gig can prepare them for the future — and help them save for college.
What constitutes a qualified educational expense? When that question relates to 529 savings plans, the answer may be broader than you think.
Even if a child has as little as $1 in college savings, he or she is two and half times more likely to graduate from college than a child with no savings. Fortunately, parents can contribute to help students earn their degree in a variety of ways.
American Funds provides resources to answer common client concerns and demonstrate how a 529 plan can help your clients pursue their college-savings goals.
For many advisors, college savings represents an untapped practice-building opportunity. Learn how successful advisors use it to cultivate client interest and build a bigger client base.
Vanguard's latest research note, 529 plan savers earn better grades for behavior, reveals that more investors are using 529s than ever before.
With many college grads focused on pinching pennies in their first job, saving for retirement can fall to the bottom of the priority list. Here's how to make it less painful.