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Saving for Education: 529 Plans

Many parents are looking for ways to save for their child’s education and a 529 Plan is an excellent way to do so. Even better, is that thanks to the passage of tax reform legislation in 2017, 529 plans are now available to parents wishing to save for their child’s K-12 education as well as college or vocational school. 811 more words

Financial Planning

Cost of College Comparison

Numbers flying around for how much college will cost makes it hard to put in perspective what it will mean for your financial household.  This article is intended to help rephrase these dollars into something more tangible.  781 more words

What is a 529 Plan?

College is getting more and more expensive by the year.  In 2016-2017, The College Board stated that the average instate public university cost around $20,000 dollars a year.  688 more words


When my daughter was born 25 years ago, I needed over $100,000+ to pay for her education. That was a lot of money than and now. 878 more words

Warren Buffett

529 Plans: How Much Should I Contribute?

I frequently get asked about college 529 savings plans.   The question I usually get asked is: how much should I put into my kid’s 529 Plan each month?  552 more words

Naperville Financial Adviser

How to Help Grandkids Pay for College

From Rick Kahler

One financial goal held by many of my clients is to help pay for their grandkids’ education. This generosity can foster gratitude and family closeness. 580 more words

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I did my research on college fund when my child was a few weeks old. The vast amount of information out there was overwhelming. I highly recommend doing this before your baby’s arrival.(See  502 more words