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As back-to-school thoughts loom large over the dog days of summer, many of us are starting to think about education costs—from our 6-year-old’s new tennis shoes to her eventual college classes. The Coverdell Education Savings Account is one of the two well-known tax-advantaged education savings accounts (the other is the 529 savings plan). One of the main benefits of the Coverdell is beneficiaries...

529 Plans Let You Give Your Child or Grandchild the Gift of a Higher Education

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  11-30-2015

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If you're looking for a gift that could make a real difference, check out a 529 college savings plan. Here's what you need to know.

Do It Right: College

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  07-20-2015

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While the case for education is clear, it's important to get it done in a way that makes it a financial spring board and not a sink hole.

Playing Catch-Up in the College Savings Game

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  03-23-2015

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Sending a child off to college is a challenge. Getting them through it without building up a debilitating amount of debt is an even bigger task. Even if you're starting late, you may be able to build a plan that will help.

Got Kids? Better Start Saving for College Now

by User  ScottHalliwell  |  San Antonio, TX  |  01-26-2015

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College seems to be getting pricier by the minute. If you're planning to pay for your kids to go someday, hopefully you're already saving for it.

A Military Money Must-Do

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  12-29-2014

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January's pay raise is one of several opportunities military families can leverage to set themselves up for financial success.

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