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Education Savings

Saving for college and other education plans is an increasingly challenging obstacle for many American families. Gain insights on education savings plans, state-sponsored 529 plans, and other ways of achieving your education savings goals.

Featured Articles

Managing Student Debt Without Compromising Financial Goals

If you're one of the millions facing student loan debt with no idea how to tackle it, there are options available to you that can help you manage your loans and get on track with the rest of your finances.

How to Optimize Your 529 Contributions

We know that you want to help set up your loved ones for success. One way to invest in their education while saving on taxes is to contribute to a 529 education savings plan.

Ep. 040: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education

So often on this podcast, and on my radio show, we field questions from recent grads with insane amounts of student…

Recent Articles

How the State You Live in Affects Your College Savings Strategy

Because states offer different incentives for college savings, your state of residence can play a large role in how you prioritize different savings opportunities. Tools like 529 savings plans, state tax credits, and matching savings programs vary by state, creating a checkerboard of different savings opportunities.

Ep. 020: Succeeding in College and Life with Daniel Lerner and Alan Schlechter

It’s officially that time of year when college grads throw their caps high into the air and prepare to enter the real world. Just a…

Ep. 014: Financial Aid and Student Loans with Kelly Peeler

One of the goals of the Better Off podcast is to make the daunting seem doable. And there is no more daunting…

Saving for Your Child’s College Education

College is increasingly expensive. If you are going to help your child pay for an education, you need to plan ahead. Now would be a great time... even if you don't have any kids yet.

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