Planning for college can be challenging in the near term but families and students can still make progress toward their goals.
Some families that once felt that they had no control over college costs, are finding that many colleges offer tuition deals.
Build momentum for college saving before your child enters high school, by engaging children in good savings habits and monitoring your saving strategy.
For families planning for college, the senior year of high school has many deadlines and preparations for parents and students.
Parents may consider creating a checklist for the financial considerations involved when students head off to college.
A 529 plan may be part of a strategy to utilize tax-advantaged savings to meet the rising cost of college.
Grandparents seeking to help grandchildren with college costs may contribute in several ways, with different types of accounts and benefits.