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we have a lot of thoughts about the 529 industry. Important topics like downward fee trends, program manager rebids, new product developments, and even the Veep’s Task Force, to name just a few. We have our bird’s eye view and we want to share it with you.

So we invite you to follow us on Twitter – 529Source – and to visit this blog frequently. We’ll tell you what we’re thinking and we hope you’ll tell us, too. We need to elevate the college savings conversation – across states, program managers and advisors alike. That’s what we intend to do. Please join us. Read Now>

  • College Savings Foundation Conference – Reflections on the BasicsMarch 11, 2011

    The College Savings Foundation held its annual conference last week. Well done, as always, by the CSF folks. Some common themes came through and are worth noting as they suggest that we need to get back to basics to see this industry grow as we all know it should. First, consumer awareness about saving for college is too low. And, despite skyrocketing college costs, not enough people are saving. Financial education will be important to getting people to save; we also need to think about changing financial behavior.

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