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529 Roadmap For Their Future - 1st and 2nd Grade

No one’s journey looks the same. But everyone’s needs a start. Whether you make a little or a lot, utilizing a 529 is a smart way to save for college. For each age, the 529 College Savings Plans Roadmap For Their Future explains how parents can save for higher education a little at a time w...

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529 Roadmap For Their Future - PreSchool and Kindergarten

No one’s journey looks the same. But everyone’s needs a start. Whether you make a little or a lot, utilizing a 529 is a smart way to save for college. For each age, the 529 College Savings Plans Roadmap For Their Future explains how parents can save for higher education a little...

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Back-to-School Season Tips and Tricks

Heading back to school can be an exciting but stressful time for many students. It's a fun occasion where you'll get to meet your friends, enjoy the excitement of a new year of leaning, and know that plenty of unique experiences are lying ahead, but it can also be quite challenging and stressful to ...

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529 Roadmap For Their Future - Infants and Toddlers

No one’s journey looks the same. But everyone’s needs a start. INTRODUCTION We aren’t school counselors or pediatricians or deans of Ivy League institutions. We don’t have degrees in early childhood development or child psychology. But we’v...

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Understanding Generation Z for Teachers

Every child born from 1997 onwards is considered to be part of Generation Z or Gen Z. Born right after the Millennials, which are considered Generation Y, this Z generation is characterized by increased utilization of smart devices, weekly TV usage, and daily, lengthy visits on top social media we...

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Gen Zs Focus on Career Paths and Cost Savings in Pursuit of Higher Ed

Survey by College Savings Foundation High school students realize saving is key to funding higher education Today’s high school students are career-focused and cost-conscious about their decisions to choose and fund higher education, according to the findings of The College Savings Found...

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Gift of College Joins March Forth in Addressing Student Debt

(Phoenix, March 4, 2019) – Gift of College, Inc. (GiftofCollege.com) is joining a national effort to take on the student debt problem in a national campaign launching March 4. The aim of the campaign , led by the 529 College Savings Plans Network, is to limit college debt for new generations by h...

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The Myriad of Benefits that Higher Education Provides

Will you go to college? That’s the most common question that high-school students get. Before they even graduate from high school, they have to make the big decision and they have to be absolutely confident in their choice. The pressure is huge and it’s not easy to handle. On one si...

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Subtle Signs Your Child Has Problems at School

Whether we look at school, sports, or other extracurricular activities, “fitting in” plays an important role in any child’s life. Have you ever opened up this subject within your home? Asking your child how he or she feels among other people/in groups is essential. Even a slight di...

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How Can Students Improve their Focus?

The age of ubiquitous connectivity has also been called ‘the age of loss of focus’, with digital tools often forming a big a distraction as they are a tool in research and organization. According to Daniel Goleman, a psychologist and author of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence , “The real mess...

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Surprising Facts about Education 50 Years Ago

Over the last 50 years, education has experienced some changes. It may be not so much like we would have expected, but in surprising ways, a lot of things have become different. A lot more people have joined schools, many schools have been opened around the country, teaching techniques have changed ...

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5 Smartphone Apps That Will Keep Your Children Engaged and Educated during the Summer

Summer is here, and while it is generally a time for your children to just relax and have fun, it certainly wouldn ’t hurt if they could keep learning even while on vacation. That is, of course, easier said than done, but learning during summer is actually possible. Perhaps in a bit of iron...

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How Parents Can Support Children for Smarter Thinking

Childhood is a critical stage. This is when the brain develops and habit and discipline develop that help children become well-adjusted adults. Parents are the ultimate role models for children, right? Taking advantage of your position and role, parents can support children for smarter thinking thro...

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