Sticker Shock: 71% of Parents Say College Is Too Costly
“College is absolutely necessary but at the same time unaffordable,” says Brian Schwartz, an HSBC financial advisor.
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.
Is College Still a Good Investment?
As costs rise and standards sink, helping clients get their educational money’s worth is a growing challenge.
5 Steps to Help College Graduates With Student Debt
Providing solid postgraduate financial planning can help your clients’ children get off on the right foot while solidifying ties with your clients.
Obama Signs Student Aid Bill of Rights
Obama's student loan directive would create a new complaint system for student borrowers and ease loan repayment.
5 Tips for Saving for College in 2015
While college costs seem to rise inexorably, there are ways for parents and grandparents to pay for a child's tuition without breaking the savings bank.
Obama Drops 529 Tax Plan; New College Saving Bills Floated
Administration will now focus on delivering a “larger package” of education tax relief that will have bipartisan support.
15 Best College Majors for Business Success
The STEM-heavy list compiled from data from public companies may disappoint liberal arts majors with corporate ambitions.
College Planning: Correcting the Great 529 Plan Mistake, Penalty-Free
Helping a client escape from an unsatisfactory 529 plan is possible, but you must understand the specific rules that apply to avoid taxes and penalties.
Liability Can Turn Off-Campus Living Into a High-Rent District
A four-year college degree is a costly investment, but the potential costs could grow exponentially once your child moves to off-campus housing.