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College Savings Foundation Survey of High School Students Finds COVID-19 Changes Higher Education Plans and Financing

June 3, 2020

55% of seniors, juniors and sophomores across country say pandemic will impact the rest of their lives Washington, DC, June 4 – The economic uncertainty of COVID-19 is altering the future of higher education for a swath of high school students across the country. College Savings Foundation’s (CSF) survey of Continue Reading...

529 Education Gifting Programs Make Holidays Easy for Families and Friends, College Savings Foundation Says

November 13, 2019

Washington, DC, November 14, 2019 – As the holiday giving season approaches, 529 Education Gifting Programs and their widening array of online gifting tools, crowdfunding platforms, e-gift cards and downloadable gift certificates, are making higher education savings easier for parents, family members and friends, say members of the College Savings Foundation.    Continue Reading...

U.S. Parents Prize Saving over Borrowing for Higher Ed, says College Savings Foundation’s 13th Annual Survey

September 16, 2019

Parents across country say debt is biggest barrier to saving Washington, DC – September 17 – Parents across the country have the will and the knowledge to fund their children’s higher education through savings, but still struggle with the realities of debt in meeting their goals. These are key findings Continue Reading...

Gen Zs Focus on Career Paths and Cost Savings in Pursuit of Higher Ed says New Survey by College Savings Foundation

May 22, 2019

High school students realize saving is key to funding higher education Today’s high school students are career-focused and cost-conscious about their decisions to choose and fund higher education, according to the findings of The College Savings Foundation’s (CSF) 10th Annual How Youth Plan to Fund College Survey. The survey gathered Continue Reading...

This Year, College Savings Foundation Survey of Parents Shows Gifts of Education Savings Easier

November 28, 2018

Contact: Lynthia Romney (914) 238-2145/(914) 589-2140 CSF members find that there is an increase in giving the gift of education savings around the holidays Washington, DC, November 28 – This holiday season, a proliferation of college savings tools such as customized gifting websites, e-gift cards, online registries and gift Continue Reading...

College Savings Foundation 12th Annual Survey

September 5, 2018

Contact: Lynthia Romney (914) 238-2145/(914) 589-2140 COLLEGE SAVINGS FOUNDATION 12TH ANNUAL SURVEY FINDS PARENTS ARE SAVVY COLLEGE SAVERS WHO VALUE 529 COLLEGE SAVINGS PLANS Survey Infographic 50% of families have a 529 earmarked for their children Washington, DC, September 5 – Today’s parents are savvy college savers who are Continue Reading...

How Youth Plan to Fund College

June 5, 2018

Survey Infographic Contact: Lynthia Romney (914) 238-2145/(914) 589-2140 GEN Z CHARTS A PRACTICAL PATH TO COLLEGE ACCORDING TO 2018 COLLEGE SAVINGS FOUNDATION SURVEY OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 9th annual survey reveals focus on skills-building in higher education and saving to get there Washington, DC – Today’s high school students Continue Reading...

Most Parents Say 529 College Gifts Make Education Savings Easier

November 15, 2017

58% of Parents Would Ask for College Savings Gifts Washington, DC – This holiday and year-end gifting season, American families are embracing the ease and abundance of college savings tools such as customized gifting websites, e-gift cards, online registries and gift certificates. New data from the College Savings Foundation (CSF) Continue Reading...

How will Generation Z afford College?

September 19, 2017

Richard Polimeni, Chair of the College Savings Foundation, shares his ideas on how to effectively plan for college using a 529 college savings plan. Share this week’s episode so your community understands their college savings options, and how you can help them achieve their goals! Did you know that the Continue Reading...

2017 Parents Survey

September 5, 2017

Contact: Lynthia Romney (914) 238-2145/(914) 589-2140 Have 529 College Savings Plans Come of Age? College Savings Foundation (CSF) 2017 Survey Shows Parents Saving More With 529 college savings plans in existence for over 20 years, parents today are embracing saving as their favored way to pay for their children’s Continue Reading...

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