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  • Morningstar: Maryland's 529 plan one of the best

    Morningstar: Maryland's 529 plan one of the best
    Morningstar, the Chicago-based mutual fund tracker, released its annual report card on 529 college savings plans. The 529 plans of Maryland and Alaska, both managed by Baltimore’s T. Rowe Price, were ranked among the six best. (Both plans held the...
  • Upromise: Leverage your Black Friday, Cyber Monday savings

    Upromise, the program where you†earn cash rewards to pay for college by shopping at participating merchants, is upping the ante on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you shop at one of the more than 900 merchants through the Upromise site, you could...
  • Prepaid college tuition program, 'College Illinois' up and running again

    Prepaid college tuition program, 'College Illinois' up and running again
    Illinois families can again enroll in the state's prepaid college tuition program, a year after it was suspended amid questions about the investment strategy and a funding shortfall. The College Illinois program, with about 52,000 participants, allows...
  • Maryland offers two savings plans for college expenses

    College Savings Plans of Maryland, an independent Maryland state agency, offers two tax-advantaged 529 plans to pay college expenses Both the Maryland Prepaid College Trust and the Maryland College Investment Plan can be used at most federally accredited...
  • File Under "Ironic Timing."

     
    Fresh From The Capitol Ideas In-Box: This'll be great -- assuming that there's still higher education in Pennsylvania by June 30. "ALLENTOWN – Rep. Doug Reichley (R-Berks/Lehigh) and Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Northampton) will host a College...
  • School vouchers: Education savings plan bill gets nod from Senate panel

     
    A plan for a new, expansive school choice program — one dubbed “vouchers for all” by some — got a first, favorable vote in the Florida Senate today. The panel approved a plan for education savings accounts, which would create a pot...
  • California to close part of 529 college-savings plan

     
    California is dropping a portion of its 529 college-savings plan. Early next year, the state will close its “advisor-sold” unit, a small portion of the 529 in which residents invest in the plan through brokers and financial planners. The...
  • Average student-loan debt tops $25,000 for first time

     
    You don't have to be a math major to understand this statistic: The average student-loan debt of last year's college graduates tops $25,000 -- the first time it's ever exceeded that ignominious mark. Seniors who graduated in 2010 had an......
  • College degree is still worth the (very considerable) cost

     
    With college costs soaring and new graduates struggling to land jobs, is higher education still worth the money? Yes, according to an analysis by one recent college graduate who has studied the issue carefully. Sarah Millar, who is now gainfully......
  • Save your wallet from college costs

    If you're the parent of a first-time college student, this is the heart of buying season. As in bedding, bunking kits, laptops, cell phones, surround-sound speakers, micro-fridges and your daughter's own, personal, don't-leave-home-without-it shower...
  • Is cord blood banking worth it?

    Is cord blood banking worth it?
    During some recent prenatal interviews with couples expecting their first baby, Iíve been asked about cord blood banking. This question often comes up as prospective parents receive information from either their obstetricians or via the mail regarding...