How the House and Senate Tax Bills Would Raise College Costs
The House bill contains many more provisions than the Senate bill that would affect students, their families and colleges.
GOP Tax Bill Bolsters 529 Plans
The bill may make 529 college savings plans “more palatable,” says Savingforcollege's Martha Kortiak Mert.
Morningstar’s Good and Bad 529 Savings Plans in 2017
Morningstar has upgraded ratings for six 529 college savings plans and downgraded ratings for three.
DeVos Sued Over Plans to End Protections for Student Borrowers
A coalition of states is suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her plans to end rules that protect student loan borrowers.
Complaints by Student Loan Borrowers Yield Millions in Relief: CFPB
The CFPB's annual report extols the benefits of consumer complaints, which ultimately affect policy.
Families Saving More for College but Underestimating Costs: Fidelity
Fidelity's College Savings IQ survey also found that more families are using 529 college savings plans but many don't understand all the advantages.
New York Life Adds Student Loan Repayment Program for Employees
The repayment program will offer up to $10,200 over five years for eligible employees, as well as student loan advice and online planning tools.
Here’s How Financially Naive Millennial Parents Are
According to Personal Capital, 70% say they favor saving for their kid’s college education over saving for retirement, a strategy advisors usually oppose.
It’s FAFSA Time: Get Your Clients Ready
Parents and students can file these forms, which are required for financial aid and PLUS loans, as soon as Oct. 1.
Boost College Savings Act Calls for Employer Match on 529 Plans
The bill also allows unused savings to be rolled into a Roth IRA or ABLE account.