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How To: Pay for College from Dr. Michele Borba

Saving for College Strategies

Dr. Michele Borba reached out to me and offered to be a guest author on How Families are Paying for College which gives excellent advice about paying for college.  One savings plan that she did not mention that I do for my kids is the 529B savings plan which allows the money that you save to grow in a tax advantaged way.  Here’s a link to a website on 529B College Savings Plans.  I personally use a financial planner for advice on this as there are many different 529B plans.  Financial planners are not cheap, but you can, with significant digging, find a qualified one that fits your budget.  The Motley Fool has some advice on How to Pick a Financial Planner that is quite good. Read more…