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CNN – Debt altering collegians’ after-school plans

August 8, 2015

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CNBC – Student debt pushes off financial milestones

August 5, 2015

Tom Anderson | @bytomanderson Student loan debt can cost you more than principal and interest. It can mean postponing major milestones of adulthood. A survey by Bankrate.com released Wednesday found that 56 percent of people age 18 to 29 have put off major life events like getting married, purchasing a car or home, Continue Reading...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Are more young people saving to avoid tuition debt later?

June 10, 2015

By Tim Grant / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette College is not getting any cheaper, but relying on student loans is all but guaranteed to make it cost more. A greater number of high school students are starting to realize that preparing for college means more than simply getting good grades and prepping Continue Reading...

Financial Advisor – Study: More High School Students, Parents Saving For College

May 27, 2015

CHRISTOPHER ROBBINS Unless presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Barry Sanders has his way, higher education will continue to present an enormous expense, and young people, together with their parents, will have to plan accordingly. Luckily, today’s high school students display increasing amounts of financial awareness, according to the 2015 edition Continue Reading...

Money Radio 1510 – Business for Breakfast – May 2015

May 8, 2015

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Reuters – Little-known 529 plans could use second promotional wind

March 9, 2015

LOS ANGELES | BY LIZ WESTON President Obama's aborted attempt to tax 529 plans may end up being a boon to the state-run college savings plans. Widespread outrage at the proposal he floated in January - from both Democrats and Republicans - brought it down two weeks later. But all the nationwide media Continue Reading...

Chronicle of Higher Education – For 529 College-Savings Plans, a Big Challenge Is Setting the Record Straight

March 6, 2015

By Katherine Mangan Austin, Tex. For years, advocates of 529 college-savings plans have struggled to persuade people that they’re more than just tax shelters for the rich. The backlash that hit after President Obama proposed taxing the plans to help pay for his free-community-college proposal gave the advocates new talking points as they Continue Reading...

Phoenix, Arizona’s KTVK Channel 3 “Arizona Family,” interview with CSF Chair Roger Michaud

February 12, 2015

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Kansas City Star

January 23, 2015

College 529 savings accounts make fine gifts any time of the year Continue Reading...

The New York Times

January 22, 2015

White House Proposals on 529 College Plans Would Reduce Benefits Continue Reading...

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