Don’t let that 529 college plan hurt your financial aid

Sep. 25 | Tax-advantaged 529 college-savings plans have been a huge help for many students and their families as the costs of higher education have soared. But if you’re applying for financial aid (and who isn‘t?) you need to know how these accounts will affect...

private college may be the cheapest option

Sep. 25 | At first blush, in-state public universities may seem like the most cost-conscious four-year college choice for frugal families. After all, the average in-state tuition and fees in the 2015-2016 academic year is $8,957, according to data reported by...

spend from a 529 college plan

Nov. 27 | Plan for tax-free withdrawals. Qualified withdrawals are federal income tax free so long as the total withdrawals for the year don’t exceed your child’s adjusted qualified higher education expenses (QHEE), discussed in #3 below. To calculate these,...

Save for College

Sep. 23 | Save for College The Path2College 529 Plan is offered by the State of Georgia. TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc. is the Plan Manager.Investments in the Plan are neither insured nor guaranteed and there is the risk of investment loss.   The Path2College...