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Saving for Retirement and College

Finding balance between retirement savings and college savings represents a challenge most families need help managing. If you feel overwhelmed, you're not alone. The struggle is real, especially when parents consider whether to withdraw from their retirement savings to pay for college.

Saving for college with a 529 is a good idea

Although few families can save enough to fully pay a college bill, it makes sense to save as much as possible given your family’s financial position in order to minimize college borrowing in the future.  Saving a dollar today is better than borrowing one tomorrow.® This simple example shows why

Last minute tips for parents guiding students about to choose a college

May 1 – the day the college deposits are due – is one week away. Students are nervously honing in their college choice and parents want to help. Here are a few tips to help you nudge your student to a great college choice.