What Is an ABLE Account (529A Savings Plan)? Is It Right for Your Family?

By Austin Perryman / January 11, 2021

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed into law in December of 2014 to help disabled Americans and their families save money for future expenses (e.g. college) without losing their private insurance and state/federal benefits. As the advocacy of the special need’s community continues to be a major focal point in financial…

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Are Scholarships and Grants Taxable?

By Austin Perryman / March 18, 2020

The College Funding Coach team hopes that you were still able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in these uncertain times, even if it meant staying at home with family or close friends and embracing the classic St. Patrick’s Day “Spirit(s).” St. Paddy’s Day, Awkward Moments, and Taxes March 17th brings about a pure sense of…

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How the GI Bill Affects the Costs of Higher Education

By Austin Perryman / January 7, 2020

In 1944, the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 (commonly referred to as the G.I. Bill), was designed and passed through Congress in the United States. Despite the original Bill expiring in 1956, new programs to assist U.S. military veterans have been created and referred to by the same name. This blog is not to dive…

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