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Consider the 2020 Gifts Already Received

Consider the 2020 Gifts Already Received As We Enter the Gift-Giving Season    By Patricia Roberts, Chief Operating Officer Gift of College, Inc.   With year-end holidays around the corner, many of us will soon begin creating both shopping and wish lists. It might be helpful to pause for a moment to...

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Save for College or Pay Down Student Debt? Here’s What You Need to Know

  Americans are facing a crisis of college costs and coupled with the financial struggles brought upon by the pandemic, families with student loan debt are more impacted than ever by this burden. Knowing that the cost of college is rising on average 3-4% per year , parents are caught in a vicious c...

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Infographic: Paying for College - Americans Feel the Strain

The Gift of College ‘2020 Paying for College Survey’ gives a clear-eyed perspective on the student debt crisis that is weighing down Americans of all ages.   The data is resounding: student loans are causing emotional distress and interfering with other financial goals. And with many respondents u...

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Image for blog Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the ADA and Raising Our Voices In Support of the ABLE Age Adjustment Act

Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the ADA and Raising Our Voices In Support of the ABLE Age Adjustment Act

At Gift of College, we work tirelessly to help Americans achieve financial freedom - whether that be through student loan debt repayment, 529 college savings, or 529 ABLE savings and the Gift of Independence. We believe that access to tools such as 529 tax-advantaged savings accounts in the workplac...

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Image for blog Infographic: Paying for College - A Workplace Perspective

Infographic: Paying for College - A Workplace Perspective

In May, Gift of College spearheaded the ‘2020 Paying for College Survey’. An in-depth look at how Americans navigate the student loan debt crisis and the college savings journey, the survey revealed key insights about employees’ hopes and expectations for financing education through the workplace.  ...

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Q&A: Gift of College Strategic Advisor Jaime Casap

Gift of College has an ambitious vision: a future where every young person has access to higher education, without the burden of student loan debt weighing them down for decades to come. In pursuit of this vision, we seek out innovators and employers who are ready to link arms and further strengthen...

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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 education across the U.S. ...

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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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Image for blog Financial Literacy Starts At Home: How 529 Plans Can Help

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, contributions ...

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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 — and check it twi...

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

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 students ...

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