College

Learn how the benefits of different 529 plans can ease the burden of paying for college.

529 prepaid plans versus 529 savings plans

From automatic debit programs to loan-interest tax tactics, there are some options to consider.

Paying off student loan debt: 5 Tips

Going to college happens in stages, and each stage takes some financial knowledge and preparation. 

Ultimate college guide

Avoid these possible pitfalls to help get the maximum benefit from your 529 savings plan.

529 mistakes

An acceptance and financial aid package can be pulled at any time due to cause. 

Colleges rescinding offers

Try these ideas for gifts that will benefit any college graduate for years to come.

Gifts for the graduate

How students can handle any response to their college applications.

Preparing for the college acceptance letter

Few families are using tax-friendly 529 plans to save for college.

MassMutual can help you meet your college savings plan goals

Cut college costs by as much as half by studying abroad, leveling down, or paying in-state tuition. 

College costs

To control your tuition costs, start with schools that offer generous scholarships and financial aid. 

College planning needs

College-bound kids need to be wary of the pitfalls of unaffordable debt.

College loan repayment pitfalls

Refinancing your student loans with a variable or fixed interest rate is a big decision. 

Student loan refi

Reduce college tuition costs by accelerating the time in the classroom. 

College savings

They face unique challenges from admissions to graduation. But there are ways to cope.

First generation college students

Acceptance rates at top schools are in single digits. Can an admissions counselor help? 

College admissions counselors

How  to help your college freshman avoid money mistakes.

MassMutual offers tips for keeping your college freshman money wise.

College tuition continues to rise so understanding financial aid options is critical.

Paying for school

Millennials must pursue a disciplined approach of paying student loans while saving for retirement.

Student loans vs. retirement saving