The mail arrived with a letter from the university that our daughter is attending with the tuition increase for next year. The high cost of providing your child a college education is staggering. How can you plan for this large number? And will the tuition costs continue to climb? According … [Read more...] about 529 Plans and Your Choices
Saving for College
Recently, Maureen Crimmins was interviewed by Deborah Ziff who is a Chicago area-based freelance education reporter for U.S. News, covering college saving and 529 plans. Maureen discusses how we help our clients save for their children and grandchildren's educational needs. Click on the link … [Read more...] about Learn Pros, Cons of Using a Financial Advisor for College Savings
A recent USA Today article discussed the story of a 22-year-old junior college student who was in the fortunate position of having her grandparents save $90,000 for her college needs. Imagine the hard work required to save this sum for her benefit. Well, it appears that the student decided to … [Read more...] about A Hard Lesson on Spending
The time of year has arrived for graduation season…graduating from college, high school, middle school and yes even preschool are times of celebration. It is a time to reflect on all of the achievements of your child and how time seems to have flown by. The amount of preparation that has occurred … [Read more...] about College Planning Using 529 Plans
If you have children, planning for college is a topic that you should begin to discuss with your financial advisor during your first meeting. With the cost of a college education increasing every year, the number that needs to be saved is staggering. But just like retirement, planning for college … [Read more...] about Planning for College – The Sooner the Better!
National Financial Advisor Week (NFAW) is an inaugural event that will be held from September Sept. 15th to the 19th 2014 in Times Square in New York City. The event which is hosted by Advice IQ will celebrate the work of financial advisors and promote the necessity of each American household … [Read more...] about National Financial Advisor Week in New York Times Square