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Child care costs are pinching the family budget

No Debate: Child Care Is Crunching Family Budgets

Even before the presidential debates kicked off this week, affordable child care had already emerged as a headline issue in the 2016 race. Both...
New college financial aid dates take effect October 1

New College Financial Aid Dates Take Effect October 1

Parents familiar with the federal financial aid process know that Jan. 1 has historically been the first day to file Free Application for Federal...
Small steps lead to college dreams

#WhyI529: Small Steps Lead To Big Dreams

Every little bit helps. Whether you’re saving money by shopping for consignment items or investing funds for college dreams, Amanda Birdsong can attest to...
WhyI529: Making Out-of-State College a Reality

#WhyI529: Making Out-of-State College a Reality

College costs are on the rise making an out-of-state education a stretch for many families. That financial hurdle can be difficult, especially when your...
#WhyI529: Saving Early Makes a Difference

#WhyI529: Saving Early Makes a Difference

Diapers, daycare and direct deposit ... for her kids' college savings. American Century Investments employee, Maria Huggins, shares why she’s starting her kids’ college...
8 Facts to Dispel 529 Plan Fiction

8 Facts to Dispel 529 Plan Fiction

What’s keeping you from opening a 529 Plan to invest for college? Think there are too many restrictions and high minimum investments? Think again. Don’t...
College Investing for Tweens

College Investing for Tweens: 3 Keys to Keep in Mind

Children who are no longer in elementary school, but are not yet teens, are called “tweens.” From about ages nine to 12, they are...
#WhyI529

#WhyI529: Daughter Earned Degree Debt-Free

American Century Investments employee, Jennifer P., was recently highlighted for how she helped her daughter earn her college degree debt-free. “Our daughter, Audrey, isn’t saddled...
Get the 411 on 529

Parents: Get the 411 on 529s

If you have been considering options for college savings, this is an excellent time to consider a 529 college savings plan. With 529 Day...

Need a College Savings Boost? Use Your Tax Refund

If you're expecting a refund this tax year, consider using the amount to invest in your child or grandchild's college education. Higher education costs are...

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