Research + News | Topic: Financial Planning
Sep 15, 2016
5 Money Lessons Teens Should Learn Before They Go To College
Jul 6, 2016
‘Launch’ Plan Gets Your Grown Kids Off Your Couch
A plan for launching your grown children out on their own. Read the advice column here.
Jan 25, 2016
The 8 Life Skills All 18-Year-Olds Should Have: A Checklist For Parents
If we want our kids to have a shot at making it in the world as 18-year-olds, without the umbilical cord of the cell phone being their go-to solution in all manner of things, they’re going to need a set of basic life skills.
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Jun 19, 2015
Gen Z Gets Schooled
Those in Generation Z have changing attitudes about higher education, but they still plan to attend. Read the article here.
Jun 3, 2015
Most Students Expect Parents’ Financial Help After College
According to Upromise, more than 2/3 of students expect mom and dad to financially support them after college graduation. Read the article here.
Oct 21, 2014
The Challenges of College Financing Facing High School Seniors
With the rising cost of a college education, more and more high school seniors are having a hard time figuring out how to pay for school. Forbes takes a look at this growing problem. Read the entire article here.
Jun 9, 2014
Grandparents Getting Involved in College Planning
According to research from Fidelity Investments, “more than half (53 percent) of grandparents are saving or plan to start saving to help pay for college costs, and a full 90 percent report they would be likely, if asked, to make a contribution to their grandchild’s college savings fund for special occasions in place of other gifts.”
From the report:
“Fidelity’s 2014 Grandparents and College Savings Study finds that a majority of grandparents are taking part in planning for their grandchildren’s college career. In fact, 72 percent of grandparents think it’s important to help grandchildren pay for their college education. Among those who talk to their adult children about a grandchild’s college education, 59 percent give advice about saving for college at least once a year.”
Read the full report here.