If you used funds from a 529 account to pay for these expenses, the deadline to deposit these funds back into a 529 account without paying income taxes on the funds has been extended.…
By Jonathan Hughes    |
We explain why it is still important to save for college if you have the ability to do so, how the market has reacted in the past to similar situations, and other ways to save for college that are not subject to market fluctuation. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
The Act allows 529 distributions to pay back student loans and may give grandparents a new way to take advantage of their savings. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
We answer frequently asked questions including does a student get ignored for financial aid if the family has a college savings account, how does a college savings account affect my eligibility for financial aid, will the financial aid amount change once the school learns of my college savings account, and what happens if my grandparents save for my college? …
By Meredith Clement    |
Tips include using a college savings account, starting small, involving your children in the process, taking advantage of gifting, setting up automatic deposits, and diversifying your investments. …
By MEFA     |
Resources include The College Planning Tool, College Savings Calculator, College Savings Tips, Saving for College Webinar, MEFA's U.Fund 529 College Investing Plan, and MEFA's U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program…
By Lisa Rooney    |
A mother of three discusses when she started saving for college, expecting her children to contribute toward college costs, talking to her children about helping save for college, and tips to help families save. …
By Meredith Clement, Penelope Hauck    |
A new mother shares why she signed up for automatic monthly deposits into her U.Fund account, and teaches you how to do it too by adding your bank account information to your U.Fund, setting up automatic transfers, and determining the amount and transfer date. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Steps including logging into Fidelity.com, signing up for College Gifting, uploading a greeting, photo, and display name for your child, and sharing the link with friends and family for direct access to the gifting page. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
Tax deferred allows the investment to grow faster and be worth more than any investment on which taxes are paid on the earnings throughout its growth. …
By      |