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Posted November 24, 2014 by

Really Costly Mistakes That Parents Tend To Make When Saving Money For College

Jeremy Biberdorf

Jeremy Biberdorf

Based on how many children you have, the expenses associated with college are the most expensive except retirement payments. With this in mind, it is obvious that problems can appear and mistakes can be done. The huge problem is that most people do not actually consider subscribing to the top finance blogs and this automatically means a lack of knowledge, which can lead to mistakes. Learn all that you can about the topic and never make the following mistakes when saving money for college. (more…)

Posted September 19, 2012 by

529 College Savings Plans See Record Growth in the First Half of 2012

If prospective students are looking to save money for college, they may want to learn more about 529 plans.  It seems this year, many people are taking advantage of them.

The College Savings Plans Network (CSPN), the nation’s leading objective source about Section 529 College Savings Plans and Prepaid Tuition Plans, recently released its 2012 mid-year 529 Report which found record-level growth for college savings plans. Based on data collected by CSPN from all 529 plans in the country, including 106 savings and prepaid tuition programs, the mid-year 529 Report shows that for the first half of the year, total assets and total number of open accounts have reached nearly $180 billion and 11 million, respectively. (more…)