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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Getting a start on paying for school” Sunday Page One Story

June 5, 2016

Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette Raymond Buehner, a senior at North Hills High School and Halle Celebrezze, a senior at North Allegheny have been working part-time at the market Soergel Orchards in Wexford to save up money for college. By Tim Grant / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette About halfway through high school, Raymond Buehner and Continue Reading...

Business for Breakfast Money Radio 1510

June 1, 2016

Business for Breakfast – Money Radio 1510 Phoenix, AZ B4B 6/1/16 Join Ken Morgan and Mark Asher for Business for Breakfast spoke with Mary Morris, Chair of College Savings Foundation on how  High School Students are saving for higher education. @MyMoneyRadio's longest-running daily program [audio mp3="http://www.collegesavingsfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/morris0601-1.mp3"][/audio] Continue Reading...

Parent Herald “How to Save for Your Kid’s College Education”

May 21, 2016

By Nens Mitchell, Parent Herald Setting aside money for your children's college education is an important thing parents should do. Having a fund for the schooling of kids will assist moms and dads with their financial needs. According to Forbes, many people agree that saving for a college education is vital but Continue Reading...

Forbes “Should You Save For Your Child’s College Education?”

May 19, 2016

Janet Berry-Johnson ,    WOMEN@FORBES I’m a CPA writing about personal finance for parents.   I’ve mentioned before that my parents did not have any money set aside for my college education. I don’t blame them. I was the third of seven kids in a firmly middle-class family. Keeping all of us fed and in Continue Reading...

InvestmentNews- College savings plans to lobby for unlimited investment changes

March 10, 2016

Supporters of 529 plans want tweaks to law that caps fund changes at two per year, which could spur adviser interest in managing them. Continue Reading...

InvestmentNews – 529 benefits go beyond college savings

February 8, 2016

By Liz Skinner Advisers who help clients recognize the advantages of Section 529 plans — beyond saving for college — stand to gain business benefits. The tax incentives of 529 college savings plans are the most obvious reason to suggest clients with children they expect to put through school consider the Continue Reading...

US News & World Report – Find Out What Recent Changes to 529 College Savings Plans Mean

January 20, 2016

Buying a computer for college in 2016? You can use college savings. College savings accounts may also be used to pay for Internet access, software and related equipment, like printers. By Deborah Ziff When David and Miyuki Nishijima bought their son James a computer for his freshman year at California Polytechnic Continue Reading...

Kiplinger’s – New Rules for Tax-Free Spending From Your 529 College-Savings Plan

January 20, 2016

By Kimberly Lankford Follow @Kiplinger I hear there are new rules about using 529 money tax-free for computers. What are the rules, and what other expenses are fair game for using 529 money tax-free? What records do I need to keep? Congress recently passed legislation that permits the tax-free use Continue Reading...

US News & World Report – 5 Reasons to Consider College Savings as a Gift

December 16, 2015

Money for college might make more sense than cash – or a toy – this holiday season. Children may appreciate having money saved for college when they graduate from high school more than they will enjoy a toy now. By Deborah Ziff The day after Christmas in 2013, Brad Myers hauled Continue Reading...

Financial Advisor – More People Using Technology To Give Gifts To Kids’ 529 Plans

December 7, 2015

JERILYN KLEIN BIER Shopping for the perfect gifts this holiday season? Contributing to 529 college-savings accounts—through gift cards, gift certificates or electronically—is a great option. Advisors are also starting to give these gifts to clients and potential clients. Gift registries, program managers for 529 plans and asset managers (including Fidelity Continue Reading...

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