The Relationship Between College Savings and Student Debt: Podcast with Melinda Lewis

April 1, 2015
In this episode of College Savings Insights, Melinda Lewis, Assistant Director of the Assets, Education and Inclusion (AEDI) department of the University of Kansas discusses her team’s latest research paper “Student Loan Debt: Can Parental College Savings Help?”.
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Selecting your 529 plan investment options

February 13, 2015

In this episode, Kathryn Flynn and Joseph Hurley discuss the next step in setting up your 529 plan after you've opened it - selecting investment options. Joe gives a breakdown of the different types of option available and shares some tips about how to the best options to fit your needs.

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Giving the Gift of Education

December 16, 2014

The holidays are a very busy and exciting time of year. People often spend weeks trying to think of the perfect gift for friends and loved ones, but may find it a challenge to come up with a gift that's both unique and memorable - especially if the gift is for a child. Instead of trying to keep up with the latest toy trends and fashion styles, why not contribute to the child's college savings fund this year? Joe Hurley explains why making a contribution to a 529 plan is a great gift. 

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Getting Started With A 529 Plan - Step Three: Maximizing Your Savings

October 10, 2014

In the final episode of the "Getting Started with A 529 Plan" Series, Kathryn Flynn and Joe Hurley discuss the best ways for families to maximize their savings in order to reach their college funding goals. 

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Getting Started With A 529 Plan - Step two: Setting Up Your Account

September 12, 2014

The first episode of the "Getting Started with 529 Plans" series focused on finding the best plan to suit your needs. Be sure to check it out on the Savingforcollege.com blog if you haven’t already. Now that you've done your homework and chosen a 529 plan, it's time to set up your account! In this week's podcast, Kathryn Flynn and Joe Hurley discuss the steps involved.

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Getting Started With A 529 Plan - Step one: Finding the Best Plan for Your Family

September 2, 2014

Parents and grandparents have been well informed on the benefits of 529 plans and how they operate, but many are still unclear about how to get started. In this podcast episode, Kathryn and Joe discuss the first step in enrolling in a 529 plan: Finding the best 529 plan for your needs.

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Saving For College: 529 Plans for Multiple Children

August 5, 2014

What is the best way to utilize 529 college savings plans when you have more than one child to save for? In this podcast episode, Kathryn Flynn chats with college savings expert and founder of Savingforcollege.com Joe Hurley, who sheds some light on how to divvy up your savings in order to maximize the funds available for all of your children. 

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July 31, 2014

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