How to Save for College

By Joseph Russo and Jim Belvin (Random House)


Russo, director of student financial services at Notre Dame, and Belvin, director of financial aid at Duke University, offer advice on investments, prepayment plans, education tax benefits, loans and other topics. From “Determining Financial Need” to “Okay, So We Didn’t Save Enough. Now What?” the chapters guide parents through saving strategies.

The book also offers detailed information on government programs, including the 529 savings plan, and educational loans.

(May 2005)