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Financial Wellness: Are College Costs Impacting Your Retirement?
Education

Financial Wellness: Are College Costs Impacting Your Retirement?

Recent statistics on student loan debt have found some rather alarming trends. Not only are many parents prioritizing the financing of college for their children over their own retirement, but some are still paying off their own student debt—even into their 60s. Franklin Templeton’s Mike O’Brien, Roger Michaud and Drew Carrington recently sat down to discuss the intersection of college and retirement savings goals, and how employers are actually offering some solutions to help manage both.

College Costs 101: What are 529 Plans?
Education

College Costs 101: What are 529 Plans?

Tabulating the costs of a college education can be overwhelming for new parents, so overwhelming, in fact, that many choose not to think about it ...

Hopes, Dreams and College Savings Solutions

Hopes, Dreams and College Savings Solutions