Tag: 529 Plans

How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans
College Savings

How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans

Joanna Nesbit Joanna Nesbit- September 8, 2019 0

Many families save for college by putting money away in a state’s standard 529 Plan, a college education savings account exempted from federal taxes. But ... Read More

How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?
Costs

How Is Your FAFSA EFC Calculated?

Road2College Road2College- August 9, 2019 0

When you get into the world of college applications, the acronym “EFC” comes up constantly. Mostly you’ll hear parents bemoaning how high theirs is and ... Read More

Freaking Out Over The Lack Of Financial Aid?
College Savings

Freaking Out Over The Lack Of Financial Aid?

Road2College Road2College- March 15, 2018 0

  I've been reading a lot of Facebook posts about the financial aid letter freakout. That was me three years ago -- except we knew ... Read More

Do You Know the Best Way to use a 529?
Finance

Do You Know the Best Way to use a 529?

Road2College Road2College- January 28, 2018 0

              Having money saved in a 529 for your child’s college expenses is a huge boon.   However, it’s ... Read More

Learning From Someone Else’s College Savings Mistakes
Finance

Learning From Someone Else’s College Savings Mistakes

Road2College Road2College- October 29, 2014 0

PARENT STORY My husband Carl and I married late and had a child in our 40’s. During our son’s first year, Carl and I sat down ... Read More

The Ins and Outs of 529 Plans For College Savings
College Savings

The Ins and Outs of 529 Plans For College Savings

Road2College Road2College- March 6, 2014 0

    529 - the fund named for three little digits - is helping thousands of Americans save thousands of dollars to pay for college. ... Read More