Why Every Parent Should Consider This College Savings Plan

Why Every Parent Should Consider This College Savings Plan

Investing in another state’s 529 plan won’t restrict the school your child can attend, although you may miss out on some tax deductions, so make sure you know what tax benefits that state may offer. Find a local tax professional to help you navigate any … Continue reading at fool.com

8 Year-End Investing Do's and Don'ts

December is typically a low-key month in the stock market, which makes it the ideal time to do some portfolio housecleaning. While some tasks can wait until after the New Year's Eve party, other chores (like topping off your workplace retirement … Continue reading at nerdwallet.com

Investing Forensics In The Age Of Social Media

As someone who has been interested in the convergence of forensics and investing, I have been wont to look at data and numbers from multiple perspectives. Enough and more research is available online on how to analyze financial statements, numbers and … Continue reading at seekingalpha.com


Crude oil futures – weekly outlook: December 21 – 25

Investing.com – Investing.com – West Texas Intermediate oil prices crashed to a fresh seven-year low on Friday, after data showed that rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. rose last week, underlining concerns over robust domestic production. Industry research … Continue reading at moneycontrol.com

Accumulate Rs 1 Crore by Investing Just Rs 5,000 Monthly

To many, Rs 1 crore may look like an unachievable figure but it is possible to accumulate the sum by investing just Rs 5,000 per month provided you follow these rules. By this, we mean an asset class that has the potential to deliver higher returns over … Continue reading at profit.ndtv.com

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Why Silicon Valley is failing when it comes to social impact investing

Lately there is a lot of buzz in Silicon Valley about social impact investing. Startup executives and venture capitalists with an earnest gleam in their eyes increasingly talk about using hi-tech to make the world a better place for everyone -- rather … Continue reading at venturebeat.com

ZebPay Warns Users Against Investing in MMM and Others

ZebPay recently sent an advisory/warning note to all its users urging them not to invest in Ponzi schemes like MMM. The note also warns the users against using ZebPay's services for such schemes. Try going to a nearby park and ask people about bitcoin … Continue reading at newsbtc.com

* How do I get started preparing for college costs? What are my options for saving for college? If there are children in your life who may attend college at some point, one of the most important things you can do now is to start setting aside money for future college costs. There are lots of investment choices out there, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when college costs so much.

MEFA has created this video as part of a series to help parents and students understand the basics of saving for college. We’ll give you tips and strategies so you can review your options, understand the impact on financial aid and make a regular habit of saving. MEFA is here to help you plan for college enrollment every step of the way.

MEFA -- the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority -- is a not-for-profit state authority that has been working for 30 years to make higher education more accessible and affordable through community education programs, 529 and prepaid college savings plans, and low-cost college loans. Learn more about all the ways we help families plan, save, and pay for college at www.mefa.org