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.
30 Worst Paying College Majors: 2014
College is expensive and, unfortunately, many honorable courses of study lead to jobs with relatively low pay.
30 Best Paying College Majors: 2014
As college degrees become almost mandatory for landing a decent job, find out which majors give the best chance to land a high-paying job.
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.
SAGE Scholars: A Loyalty Points System for Paying College Tuition
Looking for some perks to provide clients at low cost but with high satisfaction? Introducing SAGE Scholars.
College Major Change: How to Ease Pain of Lost Time and Money
CFP Board's Blayney and others on how to help clients when their kids’ change in major results in more time and money spent on education.
How to Obliterate the Cost of College
Want a Stanford education without the $59,000 a year price tag? The growth in massive open online courses (MOOCs) now makes that possible.
Clients’ Kids Off to College? 5 New Risks, 6 Solutions for Parents
A child away at college raises new and heightened possibilities for lawsuits that could come back to your clients’ — the parents’ — doorstep.
Why College Athletes Shouldn’t Get Paid
In order to analyze the question, we have to put the “true” financial benefit of an athlete’s full scholarship into real-world terms.