Saving for College Part 3

In Part 1, we talked about two things that can influence how and in whose name it makes sense to save money for college: the Kiddie Tax, and how college need-based financial aid treats assets depending upon who the owner is. In Part 2, we examined 529 Plans more...

Saving for College Part 2

In Part 1, we talked about two things that can influence how and in whose name it makes sense to save money for college: the Kiddie Tax, and how college need-based financial aid treats assets depending upon who the owner is. Now in Part 2, we’ll examine 529 Plans more...

Saving for College Part 1

For most of us, paying for college for our children means some combination of 529 Plans, regular savings, our current income while the children are in college, and the children working and saving themselves. 529 Plans really only make sense if we start early and are...