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Smart Money Moves for College Students This Fall


A survey of current college students last spring showed that more than half of the students worried about covering college costs this fall. What’s more, a significant number of those students whose financing had been affected indicated they will probably borrow more student loans for the upcoming school year. Under these unique circumstances, financial aid experts urge families to do their research, ask for help and make a few money moves that may pay off in the uncharted months ahead.

Read more at: U.S. News and World Report

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Resources to help you learn

Virginia529 offers free, in-person information sessions at locations across Virginia. These hour-long sessions highlight the program’s three plans, explain the benefits to account owners and give you the chance to get your questions answered. If you don’t live near one of our in-person sessions, Virginia529 offers online webinars where you can learn more from the comfort of your own home.