May 29th is National College Savings Day. A 529 plan is a state-sponsored savings and investment program that lets you save on your income taxes when funds are used for qualified higher education expenses. Some states offer special incentives for opening accounts at this time of year.
This monthly section of the Edvisors Financial Aid Newsletter features an intriguing list of scholarships that share a common characteristic. We hope this section will make you smile and inspire you to apply for more scholarships.
Seven Summer Sports Scholarships
Don’t miss the exciting scholarship opportunities this month on ScholarshipPoints.com. To enter, simply log in to your account and spend your points on these drawings before midnight Pacific Time on the date indicated:
Watch for our notification emails to see if you are a winner!
If you've exhausted your grants, scholarships, and federal aid but still need money for school, a private loan may be your answer. A new school year is headed this way, and it's important to know the process of finding and receiving a private loan. We'll walk you through the process from beginning to end so you can spend less time worrying about money, and more time enjoying the summer.
Can a 529 Plan distribution be used to pay off a student loan taken out in the current school year (but the prior calendar year) and still be considered a qualified distribution (not subject to taxes and penalty)?
If you need help in filing the FAFSA, download our free guide.
A gap year is time off students take between high school and college to travel, volunteer, or work.
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