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Want to start saving for college or find information on scholarships and other forms of financial aid? Check out these links. They offer some of the best information and advice available anywhere.
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How to Retire with Over $4.3 Million on Only $197 per Paycheck
College graduates can retire with over $4 million by following a few simple rules. To learn how college graduates can build wealth and retire rich check out these resources.

Coverdell Education Savings Accounts
For people who are saving money for education, the Coverdell education savings account option continues to plug along despite the popularity of its cousin, the so-called 529 plan, and with good reason. Despite the two plans' nearly identical purpose - to give Americans a tax-advantaged way to save for education - they come with some crucial differences.

Saving for College
The best site on the Internet on saving and investing for college. If you only have time to visit one site, this is it. If they don't have it, it doesn't exist!

Fastweb Scholarship Search
Search through thousands of free scholarships. Very useful for parents of students who are in their Junior or Senior year of High School.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid
With your tax filings from the past couple of years and a few minutes, you can file your FAFSA online. This will tell you what federal assistance you are eligible for and can help make college expenses a lot less painful.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
A nice collection of information on affording college and how to secure financial aid.

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