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On National 529 Day, Familiarize Yourself with 529 College Savings Plan Features

National 529 Day (May 29) is an ideal time to make sure you know the basics of 529 college savings plans and just how useful they can be. Here are five facets you’ll want to know about: Versatility: 529 college savings plans can be used for many forms of post-secondary educ...

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How 529 as an Employee Benefit helps Families avoid Student Loan Debt

With National "529 Day" approaching later this week on 5/29, it’s rewarding to reflect on the many creative efforts undertaken this time of year to raise both local and national awareness of the existence and usefulness of 529 college savings plans to help families prepare for the cost of higher edu...

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Financial Literacy Starts At Home: How 529 Plans Can Help

As with many forms of education, the seeds of financial literacy are first planted and nourished at home. Parents serve not only as Chief Operating Officers but also as Chief Education and Chief Financial Officers of their families. Whether a single parent or sharing the responsibility of parenting ...

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Giving and Receiving College Savings Gift Cards

Preparing for the holidays is about carefully deciding how much to budget for each individual on your list as well as making sure everyone feels good about what they are both giving and receiving. Instead of buying a toy that may soon be broken or clothes they will eventually outgrow, contribut...

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5 Ways To Tame Your Back-To-School Spending

Every new school year brings with it trips to the mall, your favorite big-box retailer, or e-commerce sites. It's a time to splurge before you're stuck in the classroom. But if you're looking to tame your back-to-school spending this year, consider these five steps. 1. Make a list — a...

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5 Ways to Get Your Family Involved In The College Saving Process

Attending college immediately following high school graduation is a trend that has been continually on the rise for the last few decades. Today, more than 20 million students enroll in college immediately following high school and more than half of them are female. With this increase in stude...

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5 Alternatives to Raiding Your Kid’s College Savings Account

College education is the second-largest investment an average individual makes throughout their life. The first one is buying a home. Although you can hope on scholarships, grants and loans to cover part of the cost, you’re still aware of the fact that you should save money if you want your kid to g...

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Three Easy-on-your-budget tips to start funding your account

You know that feeling when you know you’ve put on a bit of weight and you don’t want to look at the scale. Yet, you know until you do, you’ll never commit to start working on getting the weight off. Saving for college is much less painless than that. Give up one thing. You don’t need to star...

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Plan and Finance Your Family's College Dreams

Invite Education offers parents an easy to use website that is mobile and tablet friendly with all of the information, tools and resources needed to plan and pay for college from birth through 12 th grade. Use the discount code 3 Free to a free three-month trial! Planning and payi...

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