One Week Left to Prepay College Tuition!

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Enrollment for Virginia529’s Prepaid Tuition Program Closes March 31! The deadline to enroll in Virginia’s prepaid college tuition program is fast approaching. With Virginia529 prePAID (prePAID), parents, grandparents and other loved ones can purchase defined benefit contracts, for newborn children through ninth graders. The prePAID program is designed to cover the normal full-time undergraduate tuition […]

Get $50 Free for College through May 29


Parents, many of you have been meaning to start college savings accounts for your kids, right? Here’s your chance to check that off your long to-do list and get a bonus in the process. Now through May 29, Virginia529 College Savings Plan will add $50 to new accounts opened with at least $100. You also […]

Save for College and Save the Planet with VA529. Who Knew?


Monday April 22nd is Earth Day so THINK GREEN! Did you know you can save for college AND save the planet using the Socially Targeted Investment Portfolio available through VA529 inVEST, not to mention the awesome tax advantages? American investors are increasingly seeking investment choices that complement their environmental and social consciences. According to the latest Report on […]

Why Is Algebra a Big Deal?


Does your child shrug and sigh when he or she hears the word “algebra”? Then he/she is not alone – many kids struggle with algebra and others just don’t know why it’s important to learn it to begin with. And why is algebra such a big deal anyway? Will kids ever need that knowledge and […]

College Nannies are Standing by to Make Your Holidays Less Stressful

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The holidays are rapidly approaching and there are plenty of activities ahead. Many people find themselves stressed and anxious this time of year. With so much to do – shopping, baking, wrapping, parties, and more – it’s hard to figure out how to get it all done. That’s when it’s time to contact College Nannies […]

Fox College Funding Offers Video Tutorials for Parents to Help with the FAFSA

Free Video Tutorials Now Available for Parents to Help Them Avoid Making Mistakes Filling Out the FAFSA Fox College Funding LLC ( is providing free access to a series of video tutorials ( to answer parents’ most pressing questions about how to accurately fill out and submit the FAFSA, the federal financial aid application.  While […]

SOAR Virginia – An Early Commitment Scholarship Program


Virginia 529 College Saving Plan (VA529) and college access providers are launching a program to help eligible high students SOAR! VA529 and college access providers will offer assistance to eligible high school students to help students reach their post-secondary education goals- including financial literacy and academic preparation, assistance with the admissions and financial aid process and […]

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Richmond’s College Funding Group Creates First Comprehensive Local Scholarship Database

February 25, 2010 – College-bound high school students and their families can face challenges when searching for information on college scholarships. Athletic and academic scholarships offered by colleges and universities are easy to identify, but what about scholarships offered by local business, civic, and faith-based organizations? Where can Richmond-area families find a list of all […]

Why do I need a college funding plan?

Top 5 Reasons to Have a College Funding Plan You’ve been saving money for college since the day your child was born. You’ve got a tidy bucket of cash in a 529 plan. Now your little one is a rising junior, and it’s time to plan for her or his college career. What’s your plan? […]