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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette features CSF Youth Survey in “Home base: College students are choosing to live at home to save money”

May 23, 2024

May 20, 2024 CSF's 15th Annual Youth Survey findings were featured prominently in Tim Grant's Page One Sunday Business Story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on high school students planning to live at home while attending higher education. Read more Continue Reading...

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CNBC: College Savings Foundation Highlights Key 2024 Changes: Expert Vivian Tsai on Improved 529 Plans

May 16, 2024

MAY 15 2024 As the costs at some colleges near $100,000 a year, families need a savings strategy they can bank on. Financial experts and plan investors agree that 529 college savings plans are a smart choice for many. And, as of 2024, there are even more benefits, including higher Continue Reading...

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Bankrate: Chris McGee was interviewed by Heidi Rivera on ways to reduce the costs of college and higher education

May 8, 2024

April 27, 2024 A growing number of U.S. employers are nixing college degrees from hiring requirements in job postings, according to Indeed.com. While this may suggest you can skip college and the student loan bill, this news doesn’t tell the whole story. Read More Continue Reading...

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College Savings Foundation Chair Chris McGee told Savannah Anchor Tim Guidera from WTOC (CBS) how families can save for higher education with 529s and even jump-start kids’ retirement savings.

March 27, 2024

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College Savings Foundation Chair Chris McGee spoke with Shawn Watkins at WSAV-TV (NBC) about the power of 529s in saving for education, reducing reliance on student loans, and rolling unused funds into a Roth IRA

March 20, 2024

https://www.wsav.com/news/new-program-tackles-college-cost-crisis-secure-2-0-offers-a-financial-lifeline/ Continue Reading...

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Chris McGee, Chair of CSF, told Savannah Younger at WJCL-TV (ABC) about the conference and how we’re meeting to talk about 529s and the importance of saving. 

March 20, 2024

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The New York Times: Money in College Savings Accounts Can Now Go Toward Retirement

March 4, 2024

February 16, 2024 Jessica Dickler interviewed CSF Chair Vivian Tsai on the opportunities for families to roll over 529 plan funds into Roth IRAs under SECURE 2.0 as of January 1, 2024.  Read More Continue Reading...

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CNBC:  A ‘significant objection’ to 529 college savings plans will go away on Jan. 1. ‘This is a big deal,’ expert says

December 28, 2023

Jessica Dickler interviewed CSF Chair Vivian Tsai on the opportunities for families to roll over 529 plan funds into Roth IRAs under SECURE 2.0 as of January 1, 2024.  Read More Continue Reading...

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Tribune.com “Kids and Money”:  Kids and Money: Readers weigh in with money savvy suggestions

December 27, 2023

CSF Chair Vivian Tsai offered advice on how parents can model good savings behavior to show children how to save for long term goals like college; save for big-ticket items, and spending or philanthropy - and then modeling that behavior.  Read More Continue Reading...

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:  ‘Tis the season — to gift cash for college savings plans?”

December 18, 2023

Tim Grant interviewed CSF Chair Vivian Tsai on the popularity of 529 gifting programs and why they are catching on as ways for parents to engage friends and family in long-term savings goals. Read More Continue Reading...

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