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Tag: College Savings Plans 529
Gusto’s small business customers will be able to provide personalized, tax-advantaged college savings plans to their employees.
August 4, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Many single parents prioritize saving for their children’s college costs over saving for their own retirement, according to an Allianz study.
November 2, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – BlackRock Inc. expanded its iShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) business, adding seven portfolio options to the iShares 529 Plan.
October 25, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Asset International Inc. agreed to acquire Savingforcollege.com’s 529 Conference and Boot Camp from JFH Innovative LLC.
May 24, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Sixty-two percent of Americans have no idea what a 529 college saving plan is, according to a survey released by financial services firm Edward Jones.
April 17, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) launched SSgA Upromise 529 Plan.
April 17, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Confidence in retirement savings and overall financial security both dropped one point, to 57% and 41%, respectively, according to Country Financial’s Security Index.
February 27, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Total 529 college savings plan assets were an estimated $144.4 billion in Q4 2011, according to data from Financial Research Corporation (FRC), a division of Strategic Insight.
February 14, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The College Savings Plans Network (CSPN) reported that as of the close of the most recent fiscal year, Section 529 prepaid tuition plans are, on average, approximately 93% funded.
October 27, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Morningstar's 2011 529 College Savings Plans Research Paper and Industry Survey found that 529 plan assets increased by 12% the last 12 months.
October 18, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – California will close its “adviser-sold” unit, a small portion of the 529 college-savings plan, in which residents invest in the plan through brokers and financial planners, reports the Los Angeles Times.
October 17, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST), and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg announced the launch of the Bank Savings Investment Option, Nebraska's FDIC-insured 529 savings option.
October 4, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Fidelity Investments and the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA), sponsor of the U.Fund College Investing Plan, have unveiled a new age-based strategy as the latest investment choice available to families saving for college via Fidelity-managed 529 college savings plans.
August 24, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Results from Fidelity Investments fifth annual College Savings Indicator study found significant shifts in savings behavior from 2007-2011.
August 18, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Financial Research Corporation's (FRC) 529 College Savings Quarterly Data Highlights show 529 savings plan assets have increased to an estimated $149.8 billion as of the second quarter of 2011.
July 6, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - J.P. Morgan Asset Management has been selected as the investment manager and distributor for New York's 529 College Savings Program Advisor Plan.
June 13, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – California Treasurer Bill Lockyer announced that the ScholarShare Investment Board (SIB) has unanimously selected TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing (TFI) to manage California’s direct-sold 529 college savings plan.
May 20, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Total 529 savings plan assets increased to an estimated $146 billion as of 1Q11, reflecting a 5.8% increase from 4Q10 assets of $138 billion, according to data from the Financial Research Corporation (FRC).
May 20, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - According to the Fidelity Cost-Conscious College Graduates Survey, while two-thirds (66%) of the Class of 2011 who are graduating with debt say the value of college is worth the cost, one-quarter say they would have made different choices if they had thought more about potential future debt.