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Blog Archive: Saving for College

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If you're thinking about college plans or a workforce training program, worrying about how to pay for education is likely one of your top concerns. For students and graduates alike, it often comes down to juggling a variety of priorities when it comes to money. The Vermont Student Assistance
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National 529 Day is May 29 (get it?), highlighting the advantages of 529 savings plans in helping families prepare for education after high school. In the Green Mountain State, all Vermonters are invited to join in with these college-savings opportunities: VSAC to open college savings accounts for
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Young kids faces for VT529
With Vermont’s state-sponsored 529 savings plan, you can give a gift that lasts far beyond the holiday season. VSAC encourages families to look ahead, and plan for their kids’ (or grandkids’) future education possibilities with a gift of 529 savings. Whatever the age of your loved one, whether an
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Are you looking for ways to help pay for your education or training after high school? Financial aid is money that a student receives to help pay for college or career training expenses. The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) is here to assist you in getting all the funding you’re
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Charlie Wallace portrait
Twenty-year-old Charlie Wallace describes her art as “modern and eclectic. It’s totally random, and I love it. It gives me feeling.” The soft-spoken young woman with the slight Southern accent and the blue streaks in her hair is now herself an eclectic mix of northern Vermont – where she moved, on
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September is National College Savings Month, highlighting the importance saving now to prepare for future education opportunities for your children (and grandkids). Whether your loved one is an infant or just starting school, or a preteen or teen heading into a new grade — or even already in high
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Raneen Salha
Raneen Salha is fascinated by the human brain: how it works, how it can sometimes betray us, and how we can begin to heal. She saw this betrayal on a clinical level when her grandmother suffered from Alzheimer’s, a defining period in her life that inspired her interest in the medical field. “It was
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