News Articles

The following articles should be of interest to 529 Plan investors:


"States Cut Aid to College Students as Demand Booms," Yahoo! News, August 12, 2009

"Study: 50% borrow money for college," Baltimore Busines Journal, July 9, 2009

"Helping Grandchildren with College Costs," LeedsNews, July 9, 2009

"Salvage Your College Savings," Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, June 2009

"Saving Early for College Pays Later," The Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2009

"College Savings Plans Underused," The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2009

"College Savings: Adults can get the benefits of 529 college plans, too,"  The Dallas Morning News, 05/04/2009

"The Case for 529 Plans," ConsumerReports.org,  June 2009 

"Crisis Makes College Planning Tricky," The Wall Street Journal, October 4, 2008

College Loans by States Face Fresh Scrutiny,” The New York Times,  12/09/07 

Other Resources

Drowning in Debt: The Emerging Student Loan Crisis, Education Sector Study , July 2009

Introduction to 529 Plans, U.S. Securities and Exchange Comission