Signed to Student Loans

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Learn the ABCs of 529 College Savings Plans

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How to get a head start on saving for college

Madalyn Pemberton · 12 October 2017

Three ways to cut costs in college

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How do we save for college?

Madalyn Pemberton · 28 September 2017

The Basics of the FAFSA: Free Application for Student Aid

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College is Worth Every Penny—Start Saving Today with a 529 Plan!

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Making a Plan for College Savings

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Saving for College, or Not! What I Wish I Knew Then

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How Schools Can Help Students Save for College

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 August 2015

Less Traditional (and Less Costly) College Options

Tammy G. Bruzon · 14 August 2015

So You’re Graduating from College with Lots of Debt – Now What?

Tammy G. Bruzon · 13 August 2015

Minimizing Your Child’s Student Debt

Tammy G. Bruzon · 11 August 2015

Layering Certifications: Education without the Debt!

Tammy G. Bruzon · 06 August 2015

Careful Considerations for College Financing

Tammy G. Bruzon · 04 August 2015

Making the Most of #CollegeSavings

Tammy G. Bruzon · 03 August 2015

Is a 529 Plan the Right Savings Tool for You?

Tammy G. Bruzon · 30 July 2015

New Partner Packet: Saving for College

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Five Steps to Manage Your Student’s College Debt

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Put 20 Percent Away

“I am a single mother, and I make ends meet for me and my daughter, but I wanted to put money away for my daughter for a college fund. So I started saving 20 percent of my paycheck every month to put it away in a savings account with a high Annual Percentage Yield (APY). By the time my daughter is 18, I will have saved nearly $90,000.”

Melissa took the America Saves Pledge at her work during America Saves Week 2019.

Melissa’s #1 Savings Tip: Take 20 percent out of each pay check, and put it away into a separate savings account.

Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

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Budget like Nohemi

Nohemi found out about America Saves a few years ago as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She remembers attending a University of Illinois Saves event where she decorated a piggy bank and took the Pledge, but college life made her put the thought of saving at the back of her mind. Those thrifty thoughts resurfaced when she graduated with a degree in public health.

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