5 Reasons to Fund a 529 College Savings Plan

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA 1) College is Expensive Financing a college education today can be a big challenge.  Having written some checks for college I find it handy to have a cold six pack close by. According to the College Board, the average tuition … Read more

“It’s Not About the Money”

This article is original content written by Manchester, CT Financial Advisor Thomas Scanlon, CFP®, CPA Don’t you just love it when a Major League athlete signs a huge contract with a new team and says, “It’s not about the money.” Bull Just to be clear: It’s always about the money!   Don’t get me wrong … Read more

3 Ways My Daughter Financially Contributes to her College Education

      My daughter is a sophomore at the University of New Hampshire.  Here are 3 ways she contributes to her college education. 1) Stafford Loans   She has taken out Stafford Loans.  She was able to borrow $5,500 her freshmen year and $6,500 her sophomore year. She will be able to borrow $7,500 … Read more