If you have accumulated fund in your child’s 529, congratulations!
You are probably a member of the elusive Savers who plan ahead and hate debt. A savers’ immediate instinct is to use all the designated savings ...(more)
“My college savings plan is the military.” This is a response I got last week from a very serious woman at a college and career planning event I went to. I love the military and I thought it was a great plan. In ...(more)
If you've finished college within the last few years, chances are you're paying off your student loans. What happens with your student loans now that they've entered repayment status will have a significant ...(more)
Many of today’s college graduates, eager to accept the challenges of their new careers are also facing a life-long financial challenge. The burden of considerable amounts of student debt may seem overwhelming. If you ...(more)
“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” This quote, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, makes me think of the way many families approach paying for college.
For most families, the words “planning” and ...(more)
Most families with college students are very familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The FAFSA form determines your eligibility for need-based financial aid that is based on students’ and parents’ ...(more)
Grandparents are usually willing to help with college expenses when possible. I remember my own grandmother chipping in a bit for my freshman year at school. Knowing what I know now, it’s likely that the gift had a ...(more)
Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS®
Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc.
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For Baby Boomers and Gen X’ers the quandary that ...(more)
At this point many families have already filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. This is the first step in applying for need-based financial aid for college. The information provided on the FAFSA ...(more)
Most college savings strategies can benefit a great deal by incorporating a savings vehicle into the mix. The tax benefits and flexibility of most savings plans make them very appealing for families looking to help ...(more)
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