April 12, 2005
News & Opinion: Paying for College
This is one of those items that has been sitting on my desk for a couple of weeks. A few weeks ago, the topic of the Journal Report in the WSJ was How to Save for College. Don Taylor, an associate professor at The American College, put together a list of books and documents "for helping parents plan for the high cost of higher education."
- "The Best Way to Save for College A Complete Guide to 529 Plans 2005 Edition," By Joseph F. Hurley, CPA 2005
- "Bogle on Mutual Funds" By John C. Bogle, Dell 1994
- "J.K. Lasser's Winning Ways to Save for College," By Barbara Wagner, Wiley 2002
- "The Standard & Poor's Guide to Saving and Investing for College," By David J. Braverman, McGraw-Hill 2003
- "Savings Bonds for Education," on the Bureau of Public Debt's Web site.
- "IRS Publication 970 (2004), Tax Benefits for Education"
- "Just Give Me the Answer$: Expert Advisors Address Your Most Pressing Financial Questions," By Sheryl Garrett, Marie Swift, Dearborn Trade 2004
- The Princeton Review's, "Paying for College Without Going Broke," By Kalman A. Chany with Geoff Martz, Random House 2004
- "The Everything Paying for College Book," By Nathan Brown & Sheryle A. Proper, Adams 2005
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.