Articles to explore ways to pay & save for college

Resource to help explore ways to pay and save for college from State Farm®.

How to Use 529 Plan Funds if Your Child Doesn't Go to College

Wondering about 529 plan rules and what happens to unused 529 plan funds? They can be used in other ways. We break down the options.

How COVID-19 Impacts Student Loan Repayments

The CARES Act provides temporary student loan forbearance on all federal student loans. We break it down, along with other changes to student loan funding.

Ways to Pay for College

Learn the average cost of college and ways you can start to save now such as 529, Coverdell and Uniform Gift to Minors. Let us help you by offering savings and debt reduction ideas.

How a 529 Plan Works

A 529 education savings plan is a tax-favored program operated by a state designed to help families save for future education costs. Check out "529"benefits.

Give the Gift of Education

The 529 college savings plan allows you or any other family member to open an account specifically for future higher education expenses.

College Savings Calculator

Use this calculator to determine how much should be saved for future college costs.

Get Your Kids Saving for College

Teach your kids good financial habits.

Moving From Child Care to Saving For a College Fund

Child care costs are gone. Now what? Start investing in your child's college fund.

Save for Retirement or College?

It doesn't have to be an either-or, but there are important considerations to review.

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