83% of Americans Say They Can’t Afford College: Edward Jones Poll
Plus, 66% cannot identify what 529 plans are, the annual survey finds.
Is College Still a Good Investment?
As costs rise and standards sink, helping clients get their educational money’s worth is a growing challenge.
Looming Advisor Shortage Demands New Training Approach
Steve Johnson and other talent mavens aim to change training of millennials, who respond to different methods than prior generations.
30 Worst Paying College Majors for 2013
Some career paths after college just don't pay that well; to prove it, the rankings of these college majors are based on data collected from 1,000 universities.
8 Back-to-School Planning Tips for Advisors (and Their Clients)
A chance for advisors to connect with the next generation...
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.
Best & Worst 529 Plans: Morningstar
Many parents of the country’s best and brightest soured on the 529 story after 2008. But the plans are making a comeback, and Morningstar helpfully points to the best, as well as those still in need of work.
Top 10 Richest Colleges for 2011: The Biggest Endowments
Some surprises on the endowment front, and some non-surprises. Ivy League schools dominate the list with Harvard's haul nearly double its arch-rival's
10 Most Expensive Colleges in U.S.
In case you’re still pondering the argument put forth by PIMCO’s Bill Gross that college tuition isn’t worth the investment, the Department of Education says a private, four-year secondary education will cost you an average of $21,324.