College Costs

College Saving: How Does a 529 Plan Compare to a Roth IRA?

Posted on: February 4th, 2018
529 plans were created 22 years ago, in 1996, to give people a tax-advantaged way to save for college. ...

When do I need to submit college financial aid forms?

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015
It depends on the form you're filling out and whether your child is a new college student or a returning student....

Do you understand the definition of financial aid?

Posted on: January 21st, 2015
The term "financial aid" goes hand in hand with paying for college. But it can mean different things to different people, and often the term is used in various ways, even by colleges....

College Costs 2013/2014: Increases Slow, but So Does Growth in Grant Aid

Posted on: November 1st, 2013
Every October, the College Board releases its Trends in College Pricing report that highlights college cost increases for the current academic year along with trends in the world of higher education. While costs can vary significantly depending on the region and individual college, the College Board publishes average cost figures, which are based on its survey of nearly 4,000 colleges across the country. ...
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