Making more than the minimum payment on your student loans is one of the most effective ways to pay them off faster. A larger payment reduces the total amount of interest you will pay. You will need to take a hard look at your budget to reach a balance of zero more quickly.Read More
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Families can now use a 529 plan to save and pay for up to $10,000 (per year, per beneficiary) in tuition expenses at K-12 schools. If you're thinking of using a 529 plan to save for K-12 tuition, you should consider keeping your K-12 savings separate from your college savings plan.Read more
Ideally, parents should start saving for college as soon as their child is born (or earlier). But, even if your child is a teenager there is still time to take advantage of 529 plan benefits and reduce the amount they will have to borrow in student loans.Read more
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