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Lucky Florida Parents Get $500 Million In Prepaid College Refunds

Thousands of lucky families across Florida, who are using Florida’s Prepaid College Plan to cover the future cost of college, got a pleasant surprise last week. The state has cut costs and will be refunding $500 million dollars, or about $4,700 per household. This reduction has been made possible due to successive years of lower than […]

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Quote Of The Week: Saving For College Won’t Hurt Financial Aid

It’s time to bust a few myths about saving for college. One we hear a lot from parents is that saving money for college will cost them in financial aid. Except for a few rare cases, this just isn’t true, as explained by higher-ed expert Lynn O’Shaughnessy below. The financial aid you may qualify for […]

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Yes, You Can Use Your 529 College Funds In Australia

We just spoke with two parents whose college-age children are rounding out their undergrad experience by spending time at a university in Australia. What a life, huh? Your first thought may be how kids today get to do all kinds of cool stuff. (I haven’t been to Australia yet so I’m positively jealous!) Your second thought may be […]

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