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5 Ways to Survive College on a Budget: Advice from a College Student

Getting through college without student loans can be tricky. Luckily Sootchy's Intern, Madi Vogt, is here to share her top five ways to save money during your time on campus.
May 14, 2021
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Sootchy Intern, Madi Vogt
529 Plans

Can You Use a 529 Plan for a Coding Bootcamp?

Learn how you can utilize one of the most popular savings accounts to help pay for a coding bootcamp. Jumpstart your career with a Sootchy 529 plan.
May 12, 2021
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Money Basics

Sootchy Shares: Resources and Investing

Managing your resources is another small step that can have big impact on growing wealth. By looking at your resources objectively, you can make smart deicisons on how to invest them. Keep reading to learn more about how to put your resources to work for you!
May 10, 2021
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Money Basics

Sootchy Shares: Compound Interest

Financial growth comes in many forms, but one of the most impactful is compound interest. Keep reading to learn more about how to make this marvel of finance work for you.
Apr 29, 2021
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529 Plans

Who Maintains Control Over a 529 Plan?

Learn how control over 529 plans is determined and what the account owner and beneficiary can and cannot do with their 529 accounts.
Apr 26, 2021
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529 Plans

What Is the Maximum Contribution to a 529 Plan in North Dakota?

Because of the power of a 529 plan, many people want to get the most value possible out of them. Learn the maximum contributions to a North Dakota 529 plan.
Apr 23, 2021
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Saving

What Is Sootchy?

Sootchy is an app on a mission to eradicate student loan debt. Keep reading to learn more about all the ways we're working toward debt-free education for all!
Apr 1, 2021
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Saving

What Is the Best Way to Pay for College Tuition?

Choosing how you want to pay college tuition is an extremely difficult decision, discover the most popular methods used by families today.
Mar 22, 2021
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Saving

When Should a High Schooler Start Applying for Scholarships?

Scholarships are essential for some people to afford higher education, it's important to have enough time to apply. Learn when you should start applying.
Mar 7, 2021
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Saving

How Much Should You Save Each Month for Your Child's College?

There are a lot of factors that affect the amount you'll need to save for your child's education, learn how much you'll need for your child with Sootchy.
Mar 4, 2021
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Saving

How Do I Leave My Assets to My Grandchild?

Learn how you can make the biggest impact in your grandchild's life by ensuring they get the most benefits possible from your assets.
Feb 15, 2021
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Saving

Follow Up to Forbes: An In-Depth Look at Student Loan Forgiveness

One of the core policies of the incoming Biden/Harris administration is the forgiveness of up to $10,000 of student debt for each person who qualifies.
Jan 29, 2021
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By David Adefeso
College

5 Ways to Survive College on a Budget: Advice from a College Student

Getting through college without student loans can be tricky. Luckily Sootchy's Intern, Madi Vogt, is here to share her top five ways to save money during your time on campus.
May 14, 2021
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Sootchy Intern, Madi Vogt
College

Is Middle School Too Early to Start Thinking About College?

It's never too early to start preparing for college. Learn how colleges treat middle school records, how to help your child think about their major, and how you can start saving.
Apr 14, 2021
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College

What Is "Gift of College" and How Does It Work?

As the price of college continues to grow, families are finding creative ways to fund their education. Learn how you can take advantage of the "Gift of College"
Mar 12, 2021
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College

Can Parents Pay Their Child's Student Loan?

It's important to understand the implications of paying off your child's student debt. Learn the ins and outs of covering student debt with a 529 plan.
Mar 8, 2021
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College

Meet Asha Owens: Co-Founder of BestFit

Asha Owens and Rebecca Kwee combined their ideas to connect underprivileged high school students with college students to fight the issue of "summer melt.”
Feb 22, 2021
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College

Should Parents Pay for Their Child's College?

With the exponential increases in college tuition, it's almost impossible to pay for school without debt. Should parents foot the bill? Learn more with Sootchy.
Feb 18, 2021
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529 Plans

What Fees Are Associated with a 529 Plan in North Dakota?

Before opening your North Dakota 549 plan, learn what fees you will have to pay so you can make an informed financial decision.
Apr 9, 2021
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529 Plans

Can a 529 Plan Be Used for Trade School?

While they are most commonly associated with college, many people wonder if they can use the benefits of a 529 plan for trade school. Learn more with Sootchy.
Apr 8, 2021
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529 Plans

Can 529 Plans Be Used for Special Needs?

There are many benefits to 529 plans, learn how you can extend these benefits to someone with special needs.
Mar 26, 2021
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529 Plans

Can You Have More Than One 529 Plan?

There are many circumstances in which you may want to have multiple 529 accounts, learn all the rules and regulations for having multiple 529 accounts.
Mar 25, 2021
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529 Plans

What Is the Maximum Contribution to a 529 Plan in Arkansas?

If you are thinking about opening a 529 plan in Arkansas, learn how the account will work and what your maximum contribution is.
Mar 23, 2021
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529 Plans

Can I Use a 529 Plan for an MBA?

Learn how you can take advantage of one of the most powerful savings accounts to help fund your MBA and achieve your educational goals.
Mar 22, 2021
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Women's History Month

Sootchy Celebrates: Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune left a legacy of empowering women and minorities through education and access to services. Read more about this amazing woman, and her impact on generations of Americans.
Mar 31, 2021
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Women's History Month

Sootchy Celebrates: Emma Hart Willard

Willard fought for women to have an education in subjects like math and philosophy instead of the ones taught at finishing school. In 1821, she founded Troy Female Seminary, the first school in the US to offer higher education to women.
Mar 24, 2021
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Women's History Month

Sootchy Celebrates: Patsy Takemoto Mink

Patsy Mink spent her career fighting for both gender, and racial equality, affordable childcare, bilingual education and was an author of Title IX, a federal civil rights law. She was also a woman of many firsts. Keep reading to learn more about her fight to empower women in education.
Mar 16, 2021
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Women's History Month

Sootchy Celebrates: Alice Freeman Palmer

Learn how Alice Freeman Palmer spent her life improving opportunities for women to attend college and emphasizing that education was crucial to their independence.
Mar 10, 2021
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Black History Month

Sootchy Celebrates: Nathan Hare

Learn how Nathan Hare became one of the greatest pioneers of Black studies in America, and how his impacts still change the American educational system.
Feb 8, 2021
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Black History Month

Sootchy Celebrates: Fanny Jackson Coppin

Learn about the life and legacy of the great Fanny Jackson Coppin, and how she was able to overcome oppression and prosper as a teacher, principal and lecturer.
Feb 2, 2021
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