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Paying for College? Don't Start With Your 529s - TheStreet.com

Paying for College? Don't Start With Your 529s - TheStreet.com | College funding | Scoop.it
“Paying for College? Don't Start With Your 529s TheStreet.com Most families with a child in college this fall have already paid for the current semester, often choosing from a variety of accounts: ordinary taxable investments with a brokerage or...”
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Be careful not to take too much risk with your highly appreciated college savings. Over the past 3 years since mid 2010, US stocks have risen more than 50%, so if you have a high school student, think seriously about shifting more to cash.
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Sagging state funding jacks up college tuition

Sagging state funding jacks up college tuition | College funding | Scoop.it
Despite some recent tuition freezes for the 2013-14 school year, public universities continue to suffer from significant spending cuts by their own states. The state funding cuts are the primary driver of tuition inflation in recent years, education experts say.
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For students from families with high income or assets, there may be deals available from state schools seeking to increase out of state enrollment.
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