IRS Shuts Down Financial Aid Tool Over Security Concerns
College students and families can work around the outage, but it may dissuade some applicants.
House Bill Would Let Students Pay Off Loans With 529 Plans
The legislation also would encourage companies to help employees save for college or for disability care via tax incentives.
83% of Americans Say They Can’t Afford College: Edward Jones Poll
Plus, 66% cannot identify what 529 plans are, the annual survey finds.
529 prepaid plans assets edge down in 3Q 2014 [charts]
Prepaid 529 plan assets dipped two percent in the third quarter of 2014.
Whole life insurance: The best kept college savings plan secret
As the cost of college increases, so does the case for using whole life insurance to pay for it.
5 Tax Strategies to Pay for College Without Going Broke
One wealth advisor shows how small-business owners can use IRS rules to defray tuition expenses, in effect creating a "tax scholarship."
Cut College Debt Through Simpler Tax Incentives, Senator Says
The Senate Finance Committee looked at ways to reduce student borrowing through the tax code. One possibility: boosting prepaid 529 plans.
Vast Ignorance About 529 College Plans: Edward Jones
College costs are going up, but the awareness level of savings tools is not keeping pace, a national survey finds.
Taxation of Qualified Tuition Programs: 529 Plans
Tax Facts experts jump into the world of colleges plans and what the tax implications are.