Our Resources

Buckingham clients enjoy access to a wealth of our continuously updated insights and educational resources. As a trusted, go-to voice in the industry, we also publish some of our findings and perspectives for everyone’s benefit. From articles to podcasts and videos, see our latest below.

  • August 23, 2021

    Making Sense of Education Savings: What's Right for You?

    Feeling overwhelmed by your college savings choices? It’s no wonder – there are a lot of options, and the right fit depends on your circumstances. So, if you’re in the process of deciding on an education savings path, let this decision tree help guide you.

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  • August 16, 2021

    SECURE Act 2.0 and Student Loans

    What if you could simultaneously pay off student loans and save for retirement? Enter the SECURE Act 2.0.

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  • June 21, 2021

    College Athletic Scholarships: How to Play the Game

    If your child is competitive in their chosen sport and you’re looking for guidance on how to get a college athletic scholarship, here's what to consider in that decision (starting with what’s available and where).

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  • May 24, 2021

    What You Need to Know About Parent PLUS Loans

    If you have kids approaching college age and are looking for ways to foot the bill for higher education, study up on Parent PLUS Loans with this crash course on their fundamental features and some considerations that go into the borrowing decision.

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  • February 16, 2021

    Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness: Pandemics, Payments and Planning

    Student loan repayment relief was recently extended, so if you're pursuing public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) it might be time to revisit your plan.

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  • February 02, 2021

    Finding a College That Fits Your Budget and Your Child

    From financial aid and the expected family contribution to selection strategies, consider these planning items when looking for schools that best fit your budget and, most importantly, your child.

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  • April 28, 2020

    Is COVID-19 Creating An Education Planning Crisis?

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  • February 05, 2020

    Why Does Having Student Debt Feel So 'Bad' and Paying It Off Feel So 'Good’?

    Understanding how your debt-paydown strategy fits into your financial and career plan will provide the comfort and confidence you need to move forward with a focus on your clinical aspirations.

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  • February 04, 2020

    The SECURE Act and Student Loan Repayments: The Gift of Options

    The SECURE Act expands what qualified education expenses under the rules governing 529 college savings plans, helping to save for, and pay off student loans.

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  • October 03, 2019

    Dot Your I’s and Cross Your T’s: Navigating the Complexities of Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness

    Federal student loan forgiveness in exchange for working in public service is an attractive benefit and can be well worth the effort. Buckingham's Becca Craig offers some insight on navigating the program's many complexities.

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  • May 23, 2018

    Choosing the Right College Savings Plan

    When it comes to saving for your children's college education, there's a wide variety of investment vehicles, each with pros and cons, to select from. Wealth Advisor Sue Stevens looks at what some of the popular options have to offer.

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