Paying for College: Prepaid Tuition and College Savings Plans - Page 2

By Shannon Loane

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College Entrance Examination Board (2003). Trends in Student Aid 2003. Retrieved November 17, 2003 from the College Board website: http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/press/cost03/cb_trends_ai d_2003.pdf

Evelyn, J. (2003, February 10). IRS Approves New Tax-Exempt Prepaid-Tuition Plan for Private Colleges [Electronic Version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, Daily News.

Hurley, J.F. (2002). The Best Way to Save for College: A Complete Guide to 529 Plans. Pittsford, NY: BonaCom Publications.

Investment Company Institute. (2002). A Guide to Understanding 529 Plans. Retrieved October 28, 2003 from the Investment Company Institute website: http://www.ici.org/pdf/bro_529_plans.pdf through the College Savings Plans Network website: http://www.collegesavings.org

Ma, J. & Fore, D. (2002). Comparing 529 Plans with Other College Savings Options. NASFAA's Student Aid Transcript 13(4): 24-34.

Schmidt, P. (2003, September 12). Prepaid-Tuition Plans Feel the Pinch [Electronic Version]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A19.

Source: ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education

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By Trish0102 on 09/10/13 at 5:08 am

those college plans are great to invest to the parents who can afford to apply for an educational plan but what about to those parents who are less for  ...

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By kuddleygal on 03/11/10 at 7:50 am

I have to say i do wish I would have participated in the pre-paid education. It would sure come in handy with my daughter about to head to college

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