Latest 529 plan Stories

2014-09-10 23:13:02

Celebrating College Savings Month, New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA publishes a video on investing in tax-advantaged 529 college savings plans. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In 2013, the average cost of college tuition came in at just over $38,000 for four years at a public university, according to statistics at the Saving For College website. For a young child who doesn't start college for nearly two more decades, the price is...

2014-04-03 08:37:31

Money saved for education is always a good investment WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When they're young, children dream about becoming doctors, artists, teachers, veterinarians, and many other things. But in order for those dreams to come true and for kids to actually become professionals, it's important for them to attend and finish college. A good college education can lead to that dream career. Though it's a major investment, there are flexible payment plans that can...

2014-01-23 23:25:40

The National Financial Educators Councils' SavingsFund program new feature allows friends and family members to crowd fund for their child’s college education. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 SavingsFund is a gift-giving platform developed by the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) that allows friends and family members to contribute to a child’s college education. The newly released college savings feature provides families a flexible college planning solution by...

2013-09-12 23:04:09

$500 IDeal Scholarships Available at idsaves.org to Celebrate College Savings Month Boise, ID (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 To celebrate Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter’s Proclamation that September is Idaho College Savings Month, State Treasurer Ron Crane will travel throughout Idaho for the first-ever “College for Kids Week.” From September 16 – 20, Treasurer Crane will be joining families at local schools and after-school programs, spreading the word about the importance of saving...

2013-05-13 23:20:23

Platinum Tax Defenders: Since the IRS raised the annual gift tax exclusion to $14,000, a March 22, 2013 Forbes article (“Don't Gamble with Gift Tax Returns”) says that those filing gift tax returns has doubled. Platinum Tax Defenders offers five tips on gift taxes for those who still need to file 2012 returns. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 One might think that with all the extra taxes added on in 2013, that there wouldn't be anything to give. However, a March 22,...

2010-12-13 07:00:00

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier announces the launch of a new CHET website that anyone can use to give a gift that will help a child or loved one save for college: www.CHETGifting.com. "We believe that every child deserves a chance to go to college, and every family deserves some help making it happen," said Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, who serves as trustee for CHET, Connecticut's 529 college savings...

2010-12-08 13:18:00

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier has announced that a web site for the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) direct-sold 529 college savings plan is now available in Spanish. The site, www.aboutchet-espanol.com provides the Spanish-speaking community in Connecticut with information about saving for college and the 529 college savings plan. "The launch of this web site is part of our efforts to more effectively communicate with the...

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