Pay off Student Loans or Save for Retirement?

Now that you have started your career, you (hopefully) need to make a decision about how to allocate your excess savings.  Should paying off your student loans be a higher priority than contributing to your employer-sponsored 401(k) or 403(b) plan?

Section 529 Plans: Saving for College

Created in 1996, Section 529 plans offer a tax-advantaged vehicle for college savings. This article will explore the pros and cons of the plans and contrast them with other available savings options.