College Savings

Start a College Fund Early, and Let Your Kid in on the Plan May 17, 2019 9:00 AM   |  

Looking to the future? Starting a college fund can be part of an education investment plan for investing in a lifetime.

5 min read  |  College Savings Plans
Financial Planning for Baby: What It Costs to Raise a Child February 21, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Having children can be costly, but the family budget can be flexible to pay for them if you plan ahead.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Set Better Financial Goals for the New Year and Beyond January 1, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Now is the time to have a money check-in and set financial goals. Meet with a consultant who can help you set investment goals for the coming year.

5 min read  |  Goal Planning
529 Savings Plans: Investing Toward College & More December 25, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

What is a 529 plan? Get education savings and tax savings working in tandem for you and your college-bound family.

3 min read  |  College Savings Plans
Financial Aid: Understanding Expected Family Contribution (EFC) October 11, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Expected family contribution? As the time comes to start using the college savings you've accrued, be sure to know your EFC for your financial aid worksheets.

5 min read  |  College Savings Plans
Part of a Multigenerational Home? Managing Household Finances September 21, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learn about the benefits and challenges of multigenerational household finances and get details about household financial management.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Fall’s Around the Corner… So Is the thinkorswim® Challenge for Students September 4, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learning about investing and personal finance are fundamentally important, but it can be hard for college students to get started. Here are some things you can do today, and an upcoming simulated trading competition that gives you a chance to test your knowledge.

4 min read  |  Investing Basics
College Loan Basics: Private Student Loans, Savings & More June 8, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

The cost of college is high and it's been climbing steadily. Many students rely on loans to help them through. Looking for a student loan? Here are some alternatives.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Financial Planning in the New Year: Consider Getting Personal January 14, 2018 7:00 PM   |  

Have a personal goal in mind? Make sure it’s in sync with your financial goals.

3 min read  |  Savings Goals
Yes, It’s Time to Think about Income Taxes: 10 Tax Planning Tips October 23, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

It’s never too early to be thinking about income taxes and ways to pare down the bill.

4 min read  |  Tax Strategy
New College Grads to Freshman: Avoid These 5 Money Mistakes September 4, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Recent college grads shared their take on financial expectations versus reality, as well as money mistakes they made they don’t want new freshman to make.

5 min read  |  Creating a Budget
It’s Tax Time Again! Six Tips to Max Tax Savings January 12, 2017 11:04 PM   |  

As the new year begins, it’s time once again to prepare for tax season. Here are six strategies that may help you lower your tax bill.

2 min read  |  Income Tax
Saving This New Year: Recommit to Your Financial Goals December 22, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

According to a recent study, when pursuing the twin savings goals of college and retirement, it pays to have a plan.

2 min read  |  Savings Goals
Kids and Money: Financial Savvy Starts at Home June 13, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

3 min read  |  Household Finances
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