Look before you leap into a 529 plan

Funding higher education via a Roth IRA might prove a better vehicle for some. Photo by Vitalalp/iStock   Parents often wonder how to pay for college as soon as their baby arrives. To prepare for this daunting expense, some families want to start saving early for...

12 Benefits of a College Savings Plan

Saving for your children’s college educations can be stressful, but it can also be one of the best things you can do to help ensure they have a solid financial start. Consider college saving plans, or 529 plans, offered by most states to allow families to invest money...