Major life events can provide the impetus to create or revise your financial plan—and few events are bigger than welcoming a new child. Here are five action items to consider, whether you are a new parent, expecting or simply playing catch-up with your planning:
Is college on the horizon for your kids or grandkids? Then you need to know about some important updates to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If this is a new acronym for you, FAFSA is the main form you’ll use to apply for student financial aid. The recent revisions were …Read More keyboard_arrow_right
Since it’s May 29, we thought we’d take the opportunity to discuss some of the benefits of 529 accounts (5/29, get it?). While colleges and universities ponder how, when and whether campuses will reopen in the fall, the one thing you can be sure of is that tuition discounts may be slow …Read More keyboard_arrow_right
One of the best long-term investments you can make is in higher education. If you’ve got a prospective college student in your household, you’ve either heard, or know first-hand, how daunting the process of finding and applying for financial aid can be. One crucial step that all prospective students should take is …Read More keyboard_arrow_right
In September, we covered the basics of 529 plans. This week, we’ll continue examining 529s with a look at tax implications, risk strategies and how they can impact financial aid eligibility.