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David Lerner Associates : How Grandparents Can Help Save For College
With the cost of college continuing to rise faster than the rate of inflation, getting a college degree has become increasingly difficult for many American families. Some families are turning to grandparents to help ease the college savings financial burden

Are 529 Assets Subject to Medicaid Spend-down Requirements?
Unless future legislation exempts 529 plans from Medicaid rules it would be wiser to assume that these assets could be subject to the state's grasp.

American Teen Views on Student Loans and College Education
The student loan debt level in America has skyrocketed over the last decade. Before a family commits to the burden of a student loan, perhaps they should talk to their kids - a recent survey of American teens revealed that only 11% plan to take out a student loan.

Tips for Saving for College
Before you know it, that sweet little baby of yours will be all grown up and graduating high school. Time flies and in the blink of an eye college preparations will be upon you. Unless you plan ahead, it's all too likely that you will be part of the majority of American families who do not have a college savings plan in place.

College Savings Plans
The person most likely to benefit from a college savings plan is obviously the child who goes to college. Keeping your child out of a bottomless pit of student loans is probably the best thing you could do for their finances.

Why Invest in College Savings?
How to pay for college? And who can benefit from this investment?

Being Prepared for College Savings
Unless you plan ahead it's likely that you will be part of the majority of American families who do not have a college savings plan in place.

College Loans and Savings
September is College Savings Month and it would be wise to take a moment and consider the many ramifications of how one is paying for higher education.

Benefits of College Savings Plans
Unless you're well off or on a full scholarship, finding a way to afford the cost of higher education often ends with taking out student loans. However, if you plan ahead with a college savings plan, there are many benefits.

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