Articles under “College Planning”

Saving for College: 4 Big Questions Every Parent Needs to Consider

It’ll cost an estimated $302,700 to send today’s newborns to a four-year private college, according to Wealthfront research. Here’s what you need to think about today if you have kids who may be college-bound in the future.

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Saving for College: How ‘Superfunding’ Could Supercharge Your College Fund

You can fund a 529 account with up to five years of contributions at once. This feature, called superfunding, is a powerful tool in preparing for your child’s college expenses.

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Saving for College: How to Choose and Fund Your First 529 Account

Because of their superior tax benefits and relative flexibility, most experts consider 529 plans the best way to save for college. Here’s why.

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An Upgraded Path to College

Last year, we added the ability for our clients with a 529 savings account to build a savings plan for their child’s future college expenses. We’ve spent time improving the service, so today we’re excited to open this feature to all clients – not just those with a 529 account!

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