Education/529 Articles

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Most Parents Plan To Use Income To Pay For College, Study Says

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Seventy-seven percent of parents expect to partially or fully fund their children’s education and will depend on current income or savings to do so, according to HSBC.

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U.S. College Savings Jump With Stock Market

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Thanks to increased savings rates and a rising stock market, average balances in U.S. college savings plans jumped 30 percent in 2013 over the prior year.

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N.Y. Schools Most Segregated in Nation, Report Says

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New York City is driving the uneven distribution of students in New York state, says a UCLA report.

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Advisors Should Educate Grandparents About 529 Plans

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A recent Legg Mason study found that most of the respondents where unaware of the features and flexibility of these plans.

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College Board Redesigns SAT Exam Making Essay Portion Optional

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The College Board will make the essay portion of its SAT admissions test optional starting in 2016 and eliminate esoteric vocabulary words, a move likely to be embraced by high school students and...

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Is It Worth The Price?

by Mitch Anthony

Memo to Tiger Mom: Elite university admission can be bought in several ways.

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Ninety-two Percent Of RIAs Recommend 529 Plans To Clients

by FA Staff

RIAs have concerns about 529 plans, yet 92 percent still recommend them to clients.

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Franklin Templeton To Continue As New Jersey 529 Manager

by FA Staff

The firm will also continue as program manager for the Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan. Together, the plans exceed $4 billion in assets under management.

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Colleges Receive Record $33.8 Billion In Donations

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Donations to U.S. colleges and universities rose 9 percent to a record $33.8 billion in the year through June as stock market gains fueled giving.

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Michelle Obama Pushes College Financial Aid Initiative

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The Obama administration enlisted the help of First Lady Michelle Obama in an effort to ensure that low- and middle-income families get access to federal aid for college.

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