Save Smart for School with a Plan

529 plans are popular ways for parents and grandparents to save for kids’ education, but they’re not always well-understood. Get the straight scoop.

‘Free’ College Loans? Nope . . . You Pay!

Decisions have consequences. Some things just don’t work out the way we plan.   Who has heard of the Income-Based Repayment (IBR) plan the US government has implemented for federal student loans? The truth is: not many. More than 12 percent of student loan borrowers are defaulting, even while there are other options—such as Income-Based […]