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  • April 18, 2016 College Grad in Cap & Gown
  • April 11, 2016
  • April 4, 2016
    Path to College

    Talking College with Chancellor Pumariega

    Florida’s 28 state colleges are an increasingly popular option for students pursuing a postsecondary degree, with enrollees completing all four years there, completing a vocational or workforce program or getting their associate’s degree and perhaps continuing on to one of the state’s 4-year university institutions. Chancellor Madeline Pumariega, on the…
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  • March 14, 2016
    Saving for College

    Busting the Top 7 Myths About Prepaid Plans

    When it comes to saving for college using a prepaid plan, don’t allow inaccuracies, misconceptions and myths to stand in the way of getting started. To help you better understand the plans and how they work, here are some common myths and the facts that bust them: Myth #1: If…
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  • January 27, 2016 Courtesy of Smart4College
    Financial Literacy

    5 Financial Resolutions for 2016

    Rather than make vague resolutions that are easily forgotten or derailed, certified financial planner Sean Moore, president of SMART College Funding in Boca Raton, urges families to get very clear about the intention of New Year’s resolutions and the actions needed to carry them out. The first action item is…
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  • January 27, 2016
    Lifelong Learning

    Importance of Education

    Albert Einstein was famously quoted as saying: “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” As a teacher and a parent, this quote holds truth. A formal education has a significant impact on the overall development of our children — mentally, socially and emotionally.…
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  • January 27, 2016
  • January 21, 2016
    Path to College

    Top 10 Reasons to Attend a Florida College

    Attending St. Johns River State College was probably the best decision I’ve ever made. I met different teachers and professors, all of whom encouraged me to step outside of my comfort zone and challenge myself in ways I never would have on my own. So not only did I receive…
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  • January 19, 2016 Courtesy of College Costs and Transparency Center
    Financial Literacy

    Saving for College in 2016

    When it comes to college savings, families can feel overwhelmed when deciding what’s best for a child – and the family budget. To help families as they plan for 2016 finances, Florida Prepaid sat down with Certified Financial Planner Mitch McLendon, CRPC, a Wealth Management advisor and senior vice president-Wealth…
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  • January 10, 2016
    Path to College

    Thankful for Grandmother’s Investment

    When I was 3, my grandmother made the decision to invest in my future. She purchased Florida Prepaid’s 4-Year Florida University Plan. My grandmother understood this plan would make it possible for my parents to send me to college free of debt. Florida Prepaid has made my college experience immensely…
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