Grandparent Articles


What grandparents need to know about the new FAFSA rules

by Kathryn Flynn
Learn how recent changes to the FAFSA could make it easier for some grandparents to help pay for college without impacting the student's financial aid eligibility.
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5 year end tax tips for college savers

by Kathryn Flynn
Parents and grandparents who use 529 plans to save for college are eligible for a number of tax benefits. This checklist will help you maximize your savings in 2016.
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Eight reasons why grandparents love 529 plans

by Kathryn Flynn
If you’re a grandparent there are a variety of different ways you can help pay for college. Here are eight reasons why we think saving with a 529 plan could be your best bet.
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10 easy ways grandparents can help pay for college

by Kathryn Flynn
One way grandparents can help their grandchildren on their journey to becoming successful adults is to help fund their college education. Here are ten ways to do this, and the risks and benefits of each.
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529 Day Webcast Recap

by Kathryn Flynn
Did you miss our 529 Day live Q&A webinar? Here's a recap of all the great college savings topics that were covered.
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Ask an expert: How do grandparent-owned 529 plans affect financial aid eligibility?

by Matthew Toner
Matthew Toner of responds to the frequently asked-about topic of grandparent-owned 529 accounts and their effect on financial aid eligibility.
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