COLLEGE SAVINGS 101

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Study shows 2/3 of families consider price when selecting a college

The 2016 "How America Pays for College" report reveals that for many students and families, the choice of college is largely influenced by tuition and other costs.

| Pay | | College | | Study | | Sallie Mae |
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How satisfied are consumers with their 529 plans?

According to Sallie Mae’s How America Saves for College 2015, 27% of American families saving for college are using 529 plans. But how happy are they with their plans?

| Sallie Mae | | Happy 529 plan. 529s |
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10 ways to find scholarships

Parent or student looking to fill your college savings gap without having to borrow, here are 10 places you can look to find scholarships.

| Scholarships | | CollegeBoard | | Unigo | | fastweb | | Scholly | | Raise.me | | Sallie Mae | | Scholarships.com | | |
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11 myths and realities of scholarships

Believe it or not, you may qualify for multiple scholarship opportunities, learn more.

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How much can parents really save for college by giving up Starbucks?

Giving up five trips to Starbucks and one meal out per week you could save enough to cover a full year of private school tuition in 18 years.

| Starbucks | | College Savings | | Sallie Mae |
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9 ways America's college savings habits have changed

Sallie Mae's 2015 'How America Pays For College' report is fairly consistent with 2014's findings in how American families prepare for the costs of higher education. Here are 9 changes in some saving attitudes and behaviors that we thought we worth noting.

| college savings | | Sallie Mae | | 529 plan | | parents | | college | | paying for college | | cost of college |
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4 Ways Families Are Tackling High College Costs

According to Sallie Mae's annual How America Pays for College study that was released last week, families are getting the message about saving early for college. Learn more here.

| Sallie Mae | | College Cost | | Saving | | 529 plan | | budget |
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[PODCAST] How to Effectively Save For College When You Have Multiple Children

Listen to our podcast to learn the best ways to divvy up your college savings with multiple children.

| Multiple Children | | 529 plans | | saving | | college | | Sallie Mae | | America saves |
Which way?

A checking account is a checking account

I appreciate a good survey as much as anyone. The results can provide useful insights and uncover trends, either positive or negative. However, there is usually much more to be found in the survey details than the headlines and executive summaries might suggest.

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