college savings

5 Ways to Prepare for College Expenses

5 Ways to Prepare for College Expenses

Did you know that saving for college is the #1 worry of families with children? But only 17% of families are saving for college expenses. Within this post, I hope to alleviate some of the concerns you have about funding college — especially if your child is in high school.

College Saving: Alternatives to the 529

College Saving: Alternatives to the 529

Previously, I touted 529 plans as the premier college savings tool.  However, there are other alternatives to consider – depending on your risk tolerance and goals.  Savings bonds, Coverdell Education Savings Accounts, and Roth IRAs accounts are just a few of the available alternatives to 529 plans.