With tuition rates increasing higher than inflation, college costs could almost triple by the time a child leaves the nest for college. In our complimentary guide, “The Savvy Parents’ Guide to Cutting College Costs,” you will learn valuable tips on how to prepare for your child’s future college costs.

Inside the guide, learn facts and tips like:

  • Why most students don’t pay the full sticker price of tuition
  • Parents that save for both retirement and college congruently will have more money in retirement than those who take out loans for their child’s college costs and only save for retirement
  • Different sources of college money, including Federal Government Assistance, State Government Assistance, College Grants and Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships, and Private Scholarships
  • Financial aid does not have an automatic income cut-off that disqualifies students from receiving need-base aid
  • Discover how to calculate the real college costs
  • How does the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) formula break down your assets and investments
  • How can grandparents help and how do they factor into financial aid
  • What are the ins and out of student loans
  • What education tax credits are you eligible for

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Investors should consider, before investing, whether the investor’s or the designated beneficiary’s home state offers any tax or other benefits that are only available for investment in such state’s 529 college savings plan. Such benefits include financial aid, scholarship funds, and protection from creditors.

As with other investments, there are generally fees and expenses associated with participation in a 529 plan. There is also a risk that these plans may lose money or not perform well enough to cover college costs as anticipated. Most states offer their own 529 programs, which may provide advantages and benefits exclusively for their residents. The tax implications can vary significantly from state to state. Favorable state tax treatment for investing in Section 529 college savings plan may be limited to investments made in plans offered by you home state. Investors should consult a tax advisor about any state tax consequences of an investment in a 529 plan.

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risk, charges and expenses associated with 529 plans before investing. This and other information about 529 plans is available in the issuer’s official statement and should be read carefully before investing. Investors should consult a tax advisor about any state tax consequences of an investment in a 529 plan.