College Planning

Renting College Textbooks – A Primer

College students have enough on their plate financially, even before they get to campus and have to shell out more cash for textbooks. At some colleges, the cost of textbooks exceeds the cost of tuition. Renting textbooks is an option for cutting the costs of college textbooks.

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College Planning Articles

Using a 529 Plan to Pay for Continuing Education
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Remember John Bogle's Advice When Saving for College
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Emotional Investing Mistakes to Avoid When Saving for College
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States that offer 529 plan grant programs
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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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Financial Aid Calculator

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

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