529 Plans: How to Plan for Merit Aid

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One of the biggest things parents don’t account for when establishing a 529 plan is the potential for merit aid. If your child receives some form of merit aid, this could have both a positive and negative impact on the funds sitting in your 529 college fund.

When Should I Start Saving for College?

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For many parents, it can be counterintuitive to think about saving for their children’s academic future while they’re fulfilling their own financial goals and obligations.