Student Savings

Creating a Financial Plan for College

If you’re rounding the corner and sprinting to the home plate of your high school career, you may be seriously looking into what’s next for you. Whether it’s trade school or a bachelor’s degree at a traditional university, chances are you’re … [Read more...]

Financial Advice for Kids Straight from the Pros

In honor of Youth Savings Month, we're taking words of wisdom and key takeaways from some of the top personal finance books and positioning them to provide expert financial advice for kids.  It's important to start your children on a financially … [Read more...]

Wild About Savings Accounts for Your Kids

April is right around the corner and we're gearing up for National Credit Union Youth Month and for this year's theme: “Wild About Savings!" Starting a savings plan while young has many benefits. That goes for your children or any other family … [Read more...]

4 Questions Everyone Has About Paying for College – INFOGRAPHIC

We previously took you through our Student Loan 101 post and outlined the ways that college-bound students and their families can pay for a college education.  In this post we'll follow-up by providing answers to a few of the most frequently asked … [Read more...]

Saving Money in College

Whether you’re in the final stretch of your college education, or you’ve just received your first acceptance letter, it’s important to have a good understanding of your financial status as a college student. Student loans may create the illusion that … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids about Credit Cards

Talking to your kids about credit and credit card debt might not seem as important as other life lessons, but in today’s world, it is. Americans hold an average of over $15,000 in credit card debt. The good news is that by the time your children … [Read more...]

Study Up on Saving for College: 529 College Savings Plans – INFOGRAPHIC

It was just a month ago when your social media feeds were brimming with preschoolers and kindergartners proudly displaying new backpacks, off to their first day of school. And though it feels like forever until they head off to college, at the same … [Read more...]

Save On College Textbooks – INFOGRAPHIC

If you’re heading to college in the fall, then you most likely are trying to scrounge up every penny you can find in order to pay for the many costs. From dorm room supplies to the biggest monster of all (tuition) you’re probably freaking out about … [Read more...]

Six Tips to Help Your Back-to-School Shopping Spree

It’s the weekend and you’re watching a movie marathon on your favorite channel, when suddenly a back-to-school commercial hits your screen. Almost immediately your relaxing weekend has flipped upside down and you’re now panicking about one of the … [Read more...]

Why Should I Open A Student Savings Account For My Child?

It’s a question that many new parents wonder, “When should I open a student (savings) account for my child?” The answer to that is simple: ‘it’s never too early to start saving.’ Most often parents open student savings accounts for their child and … [Read more...]

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