Financial planning that helps families avoid college debt
This is how one advisor developed a strategic vision to help parents incorporate the cost of their children’s college education into the family's comprehensive financial plan.
College Gets More Expensive, Again
Tuition and fees at private and public schools alike keep rising faster than inflation.
To Attract Students, Colleges Offering Loan Debt Insurance
A student loan debt insurance program may help advisors and their clients with college-age kids narrow down their list of ideal schools.
Brown University Endowment Posts 1.1% Loss in ‘Challenging’ Year
The smallest endowment in the Ivy League lost $3.2 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Columbia University Endowment Posts 0.9% Loss as CEO Departs
The percentage loss is the lowest among all the Ivies that have reported so far.
More Families Saving for College but Many Not Using 529 Plans
A new survey shows close to 60% of families are saving for college, but only 37% are using 529 plans.
Cornell Endowment Posts 3.3% Loss, Worst Among Ivies So Far
Harvard, Dartmouth and Penn also posted losses for the latest fiscal year but they were 2% or less. Yale’s endowment gained 3.4%.
Harvard’s Endowment Loses Nearly $2B in Latest Fiscal Year
The prestigious university just reported its worst performance for its endowment since 2009, with timber assets underperforming.
15 Best Paying Jobs for College Business Majors: 2016
ThinkAdvisor used PayScale’s College Salary Report, which collected data from 1.4 million graduates, to find the top jobs.
Could Student Debt Swing the Presidential Election?
College students and their parents consider debt a bigger election issue than hot-button topics like unemployment and immigration, a poll finds, and they vote in large numbers.