529 plans vs. life insurance: 7 questions to ask clients
Many people are questioning whether 529 college savings plans are in fact the best vehicle to use for college savings.
Why now is a good time to remind clients to save for college
Not only are college costs rising along with student loan debt, but families are saving less for college.
College Savings Demystified: The Devil Is in the Details
College tuition presents one of your clients’ largest pre-retirement expenses, so be prepared for the detailed situations that will round out their individual funding scenarios.
529 plans: The college savings tool most families don't know about
Two-thirds of American families don't know what a 529 college savings account is, a survey found. Here’s what your clients should know.
83% of Americans Say They Can’t Afford College: Edward Jones Poll
Plus, 66% cannot identify what 529 plans are, the annual survey finds.
Prepaid 529 plan assets up 7.2 percent since 4Q 2013
Active accounts for prepaid 529 plans in 4Q 2014 totaled 1,358,907, up 1.37 percent from the year-ago period.
Bills on 529 plans, small biz taxes head for House vote
FSI supports the two bills: one to loosen some rules on 529 plans and another to allow small businesses to deduct office equipment.
529 prepaid plans assets edge down in 3Q 2014 [charts]
Prepaid 529 plan assets dipped two percent in the third quarter of 2014.
529 College Savings Plan Assets Grew 21% in 2013
Report finds new options give financial advisors opportunity to add value; ETFs lag in 529 plans while use of 'exotic' asset classes increases.
Opportunities aplenty: Advising parents on college funding
College Funding Coach Founder Brock Jolly says 529 savings plans are only a piece of the college funding puzzle.