College Planning

Employer-Paid Tuition Assistance

Some employers offer tuition assistance as an employee benefit. Employees who receive employer paid tuition assistance can exclude up to $5,250 of the benefit from federal income taxes each year, as long as certain qualifications are met. Tax-free education assistance is intended for the employee, but not their spouse or dependents.

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Tools & Calculators

Savings vs Loans calculator

Find out what you can save by contributing to a 529 plan today instead of paying off a student loan later

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How does each option affect financial aid?

Financial Aid Calculator

Get an estimate of your child's financial-aid eligibility (EFC)

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