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What College Fund? Less Than Half of Parents Save for Higher Ed

A poll finds only 48% of moms and dads sock away for junior’s tuition—and just as many are making this mistake with their savings.

529 Plans May Soon Get a Big Benefits Upgrade

If a proposed bill passes, people could use the savings vehicle to cover computers—among other less conventional college expenses.

Generation ... Super Saver?

Turns out Gen Y socks away income better than anyone—despite epic loans. So how is it that the indebted demo makes such strides?

6 Take-Charge Hacks to Help Beat Financial Procrastination in 2015

We've gathered six strategies that can help you stop delaying the money-related tasks that enable you to reach your goals.

New Year, New 529 Rules: What You Need to Know

Thanks to a new law, you can now adjust your college fund's investments twice a year, instead of just once—but should you?

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9 Mistakes Not to Make With 529 Savings Plans

Need to save for college, but not quite sure how? These pitfalls should be on your radar.

Savings 101

Your savings account is like your best friend: Treat it well during the good times, and during the tough times it will be there to take care of you.

10 Things You’re Embarrassed to Ask About Saving

We’ve put together a list of some of the most common savings-related questions you’ll need to understand to start saving responsibly.

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Checklist: I Want to Do My Financial Planning for Getting Married

From nailing down home expenses to drafting a five-year financial plan, don't avoid these 10 money to-dos before tying the knot.

Checklist: I Want to Set Financial Goals for Myself

Financial goals help you create your dream life. Here's a step-by-step guide to creating one—and ensuring you follow through.

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