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FINANCIAL ADVISOR “Most High Schoolers Are Saving For College”

June 13, 2016

JERILYN KLEIN BIER An online survey conducted this year by the College Savings Foundation, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit, finds that high school students are taking increased initiative to save for college. According to the seventh annual "How Youth Plan to Fund College" survey, 60 percent of high school students, the Continue Reading...

Home & Family Finance: Mary Morris College Savings Foundation

June 6, 2016

Home and Family Finance Host Paul Berry interviews CSF Chair Mary Morris the May findings of the 2016 Youth Survey: on debt, the importance of saving, planning, and financial education.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dy8zgQ8dX3E&feature=youtu.be Continue Reading...

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...

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