Best and Worst 529 College Plans for 2012: Morningstar
What’s striking this year is the big pool of winners, a reflection of the improvement in the 529 industry since it hit bottom in 2008—and seven of the 27 medalists are advisor-sold.
15 Best Cities for College Grads to Find Work—and Live
More than half of employers say they plan to hire recent college grads this year, according to a survey by CareerBuilder—but where?
Top 15 Best Paying College Degrees: 2012
With the rise in college tuition showing no sign of slowing down, a new, wide-ranging paper offers a tool for grads, or those choosing a degree, to figure out what their degrees might be worth.
3 Major Changes to 529 Plans
States have been lowering fees and adding FDIC-insured CDs, among other notable adjustments of which advisors should be aware.
For College Grads, 10 Important Financial Tips
Diploma season brings some important suggestions for better financial health from Insured Retirement Institute.
It’s Graduation Season. Are You Missing a Key Differentiator?
The wise advisor will take advantage of this teachable season by reaching out to clients with tips on last-minute college funding.
A Strategy for Affording College
Faced with massive budget deficits, state legislators across the country are looking to chop college education funding to fill the gaps.
Top 20 Colleges in Fundraising: Who’s Best at Tapping Alumni?
U.S. colleges raised $30.3 billion in 2011, an increase of 8.2% over a year earlier, according to the annual Voluntary Support of Education survey by the Council for Aid to Education.
Top 10 Biggest College Savings Plans
Total 529 savings plan assets topped $144 billion at the end of 2011, a 7.3% increase from the third quarter, according to Financial Research Corp.
Top 10 Universities & Liberal Arts Colleges
It’s that time of year: cool, crisp nights; tailgate parties; drunken football fans—and U.S News and World Report’s list of the top colleges and universities in these United States.