Best Ways to Save for College

With the cost of higher education rising annually, saving for college is on every parent’s mind. There are several vehicles designed specifically for this, including state savings plans, prepared tuition plans, Coverdell education savings accounts, and custodial...

Beyond Tuition: What College Really Costs

When planning for higher education expenses, it’s important to consider all the costs associated with attending college, not just tuition, fees, and room and board. The indirect expenses that don’t show up on the college bill—books, supplies, travel, laundry, and the...