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529 College Savings Plans Overview

January 4, 2018

CSF Chair Rich Polimeni provides a comprehensive overview of 529 college savings plans - how they work, how to save in them and how to learn more about them - for Money Sense Radio, presented by Ellenbecker Investment Group and WISN AM 1130. (more…) Continue Reading...

U.S. tax overhaul requires new math for 529 savings plans

December 20, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Families with children in private or parochial school will be able to tap their college savings plans to pay for up to $10,000 in tuition and other expenses in the new year, thanks to a provision in the tax overhaul bill going into effect in 2018. Continue Reading...

Top 529 Gifting Programs

December 1, 2017

If you’re thinking of asking your family and friends for help with your child’s higher education aspirations during the holiday season, then you’re not alone. Fifty-eight percent of parents are already thinking about asking their families and friends for an investment in their child’s education, according to the College Savings Continue Reading...

Fox Business Radio “Saving Your Money”

October 13, 2017

Richard Polimeni tells Linda Bell how parents are saving successfully for their children's higher education and strategies for cutting college costs. (more…) Continue Reading...

Debbie Monterrey talks to Richard Polimeni, Chair of the College Savings Foundation

October 4, 2017

Debbie Monterrey talks to Richard Polimeni, Chair of the College Savings Foundation on KMOX - CBS St. Louis – NewsRadio 1120.  He discussed how parents are better savers for their children's higher education.  Clip begins at 30 seconds.   Continue Reading...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: More Parents are Finding Ways to Save Money for College

September 29, 2017

As college costs climb, parents are doing a better job of saving for their children’s college needs instead of relying too heavily on debt. “More parents than ever — especially between their early 20s to mid-40s — are purposely and regularly saving for their children’s education,” said Richard J. Polimeni, chair Continue Reading...

Rich Polimeni Told Frank Mottek How Parents Are Saving for Their Children’s College, How To Use 529s and Access Through Financial Advisors.

September 29, 2017

            To hear interview, slide cursor to 10:30. [audio mp3="https://www.collegesavingsfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/CSF-Podcast.mp3"][/audio] Frank Mottek of Mottek on Money, CBS Radio – LA KNX10.70 Rich Polimeni told Frank Mottek how parents are saving for their children’s college, how to use 529s and access through Financial Advisors. Continue Reading...

Financial Advisor Covers Findings of the 2017 CSF State of College Savings Survey of Parents, Including Their Use of 529s And Advice from FAs

September 28, 2017

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 • JERILYN KLEIN BIER More parents are saving regularly for their children’s college education, and half of them are using the expertise of a financial advisor according to a new survey from the College Savings Foundation (CSF), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit. Among all parents responding to the foundation’s 11th Continue Reading...

Business for Breakfast – 1510 Money Radio

June 19, 2017

Business for Breakfast - 1510 Money Radio in Phoenix interviewed Rich Polimeni on how high school students are modeling parents' savings behavior and making prudent decisions regarding college. [audio mp3="https://www.collegesavingsfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/polimeni0614.mp3"][/audio] Continue Reading...

Bob Brooks’ Prudent Money: “Is There Hope for Our Financial Future?”

June 14, 2017

Is There Hope for Our Financial Future? by Bob Brooks originally posted on: PrudentMoney.com It is important to see how younger generations are approaching money.  Without question, we need to see the younger generations shift in the way they handle financial responsibility.  Let’s face it – Generation X and to an extent Continue Reading...

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