Follow these strategies so withdrawals from a college-savings account don't hurt your student's chances for aid.
As the cost of college continues to rise, students and their families are growing increasingly desperate for financial aid of any kind, as they struggle to avoid loan debt or bankruptcy.
Nearly 70% of computer science majors had at least one job offer before they graduated from college last year, according to data gathered by the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Find out what 529 plans across the country are doing to celebrate 5-29 Day on May 29, 2014.
Total investment by American families in 529 plans has reached a record level of $227.07 billion. In 2013, total assets in 529 plans grew by $36.4 billion dollars.
This legislation seeks to make 529 plans more flexible and remove some of the barriers participants may have to saving, including: • Making computers an eligible expense • Allowing for investment changes up to four times a year (right now it is limited to once a year) • Allowing the redeposit of funds in certain circumstances (e.g. a student gets sick at the beginning of the term) without negative tax implications • Allowing funds from a 529 plan account to roll over to a Roth IRA under certain circ