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Paying for College

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    5 Things You Need to Know About 529 College Savings Plans

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    How (and When) to Start Paying Off Student Debt

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Keep college costs manageable with financial aid
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Financial Aid: Are You Missing Out on Free Money?

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College can be costly, but by using a combination of financing methods, you can keep expenses manageable. Read More

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529 vs. Other College Savings Plans

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Section 529 plans can be a great way to save for college--in many cases, the best way--but they're not the only way. When you're investing for a major goal like education, it makes sense to be familiar with all of your options. Read More

Your College Payment Options
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Infographic: Your College Payment Options

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Deciding how to pay for college can be a challenge. This infographic explains four payment options, including scholarships and student loans, to help fund your education. Read More

The Hidden Costs of a College Education
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College Costs: Beyond College Tuition, Room, and Board

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Be prepared for those extra college expenses

Paying for college is more than the price of college tuition. Learn ways to minimize other college costs, such as furnishings, transportation, and text books. Read More

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It's Never Too Early to Start that 529 College Fund

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Save for Your Child's Education by Investing in a 529

While there are many ways to save for college, you may want to consider a 529 savings plan. Read More

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A Gift That Keeps Giving

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Looking for that perfect gift for your family's youngest members? Consider giving the gift of education with a 529 college savings plan. Read More

Going Back to School
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Tips for Going Back to School and Continuing Your Education

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Weigh the Financial Impact of Continuing Education

Get tips from a SunTrust financial advisor related to going back to school with a family and financial responsibilities. Read More

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529 Plans for College Savings: What You Need to Know

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Funding a child’s education with a 529 plan can help you reap big benefits.

Be smart about investing in your child’s future by learning about a 529 college savings plans. Read More

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Juggling College and a Part-Time Job

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Create a Schedule to Benefit from Both

Manage your studies and work through proper time management. Read More

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10 Must-Read Tips to Maximize Your College Fund

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It's never too early to start saving; and a little saving today goes a long way toward the future. Read More

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Choosing a College Savings Plan

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With so many 529 plans to choose from, you'll need to ask a lot of questions in order to select the best plan for you. Read More

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Investing for Major Financial Goals

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The key to successful investing is defining your goals and dreams for the future and then to establish plans to achieve those goals. Read More

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Making Changes to Your 529 Account

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Section 529 plans are designed to accommodate the account changes that you may need to make over the years. Read More

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529 Plan - The Ins and Outs of Contributions and Withdrawals

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Section 529 plans can be powerful college savings tools, but you need to understand how your plan works before you can take full advantage of it. Read More

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Opening a 529 Account

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You've decided to enroll in a 529 plan to fund your child's college education, but how do you go about doing it? Read More

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Have you heard of a 529 Plan? It is an investment program that allows people to save money for higher education.