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.
Which College Majors Are Solid Investments?
Choose carefully if you want to be an advisor — or anything else.
529 Plans: The College Savings Tool Most Families Don’t Know About
About two-thirds of families don't know what a 529 plan is, according to a recent survey. Here's what your clients should know.
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 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.
Advisor on Mission to Make Clients—Yours and Hers—Happier
Donna Skeels Cygan teaches clients to invest in joy, not just stocks; gives away her referrals; and wants advisors to spread happiness to their clients.
How to Discuss the College Cost-Benefit Calculus
How to help your clients put a college education and its enormous cost in perspective of their overall financial situation.
3 Steps Advisors Can Take to Help Clients Pay for College
A competent advisor should help clients not only save for college, but pay for it as well, easily saving clients tens of thousands of dollars.
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.