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5 Steps To Increase College Savings

by FA Staff

Parents plan to cover 64 percent of their children’s college costs, but are on track to reach just 28 percent of that savings goal, says Fidelity.

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TD Ameritrade Plans Site To Match College Students With Advisor Jobs

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TD Ameritrade is preparing to launch what it says will be the first Web site to match college students with financial planning jobs and internships being offered by advisory firms.

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Parents Seek Alternative College Funding Strategies, Survey Finds

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Increased awareness of student loan debt has caused 71 percent of parents to look at different strategies to fund their child’s education, says the College Savings Foundation.

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Top 10 Party Colleges

by FA Staff

There is a new number one party school, according to The Princeton Review’s annual college rankings for 2014.

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Choosing Conferences

by David Lawrence

Consider the costs vs. educational benefits.

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Reality Check

by Eric L. Reiner

Ruling on 60-day IRA rollovers startles some practitioners.

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Americans Borrow Less For College In 2013, Says Sallie Mae

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American families borrowed less to pay for sending their children to college in 2013 than in the previous two years, according to a report from student lender Sallie Mae.

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Record Student-Loan Debt Prompts Treasury Push To Stem Defaults

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The U.S. Treasury, which finances more than 90 percent of new student loans, is exploring ways to make repayment more affordable.

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College Teams To Compete At FPA Conference

by FA Staff

Eight teams of college students will test their financial planning knowledge at the FPA Annual Conference being held in Seattle this September...

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Million Community College Students Lack Federal Loan Access

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Almost a million community college students across the U.S. lack access to federal student loans because their schools don’t offer them.

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