Books About Saving and Investing
- Warren Boroson and Martin M. Shenkman,
Keys to investing for your child's future,
Barron's Educational Series, Inc., Hauppauge, New York, 1992.
ISBN 0-81204-961-6 ($5.95). 152 pages. To order a copy,
call 1-800-645-3476 or write to Barron's Educational
Series, Inc., 250 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788.
- Alexander A. Bove Jr.,
Nearly Free Tuition,
2nd edition, Penguin Books, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1992.
ISBN 0-96256-672-1 ($19.95). 240 pages. Discusses meeting
college costs through tax and financial planning.
This book is somewhat dated. To order a copy, call
1-800-526-0275 or 1-201-387-0600.
- Marion Buhagiar,
PaineWebber -- How to build a college fund for your child,
Perigee Books, New York, 1989.
ISBN 0-39951-534-8 ($4.95). 198 pages. Financial
- J. Grady Cash,
College funding made easy: How to save for college
while maintaining eligibility for financial aid,
Betterway Publications, White Hall, Virginia, 1991.
ISBN 1-55870-214-8 ($12.95). 149 pages. A book
about saving and investing for college. Out of Print.
- Arnold Corrigan and Phyllis C. Kaufman,
How to Finance Your Child's College Education,
Longmeadow Press, 1988.
ISBN 0-68140-496-5 ($4.50). 109 pages. Provides a
general overview of financial aid, with some
coverage of saving for college and college financial
- Kristin Davis,
Kiplinger Times Business (Random House), Washington, DC, 1996.
ISBN 0-8129-2827-X ($15.00). 288 pages. A good
guide to financial planning for college. Discusses
saving and investing for college, prepaid
tuition plans, increasing eligibility for financial
aid, searching for scholarships, and loans. Contains an
in-depth look at the best investments for your
college fund. Includes several worksheets, including
one you can use to calculate your expected family
contribution (EFC). The emphasis is on practical and
realistic advice, such as a list of ways to cut your
expenses and tips on how to manage your cash flow.
To order a copy, call 1-800-280-7165 or write to
Kiplinger Books and Tapes, PO Box 85193, Richmond,
- Richard Eisenberg,
The Money Book of Personal Finance,
Warner Books, January 1996.
ISBN 0-446-51981-2 hardcover ($24.95). 579 pages.
This personal finance book includes a 22-page
chapter on financing a college education. It
discusses need analysis calculations, saving for
college, investing for college, and education loans.
- Stephanie Gallagher,
Money Secrets the Pros Don't Want You to Known,
AMACOM, New York, 1995.
ISBN 0-8144-7893-X ($17.95). 246 pages. This book
includes a 19-page chapter about financing a college
education, with advice on saving for college,
maximizing eligibility for financial aid, and
cutting college costs. To order a copy, write to AMACOM,
American Management Association, 135 West 50th
Street, New York, NY 10020.
- Gerald Krefetz,
How to pay for your children's college education,
College Board Publications, New York, 1988.
ISBN 0-87447-248-2 ($12.95). 158 pages. This books
is aimed at parents, and covers saving for college,
gifts, taxes, trusts, loans, businesses, and special
financial circumstances. Some of the information in
this book is dated. To order a copy,
call 1-800-323-7155 or
write to College Board Publications, Box 886, New
York, NY 10101-0886. For more information, call
1-212-713-8165 or fax 1-212-713-8143.
- Richard W. Lewis,
How to Pay for a College Education (or any
education) Without Going Broke,
Bob Adams Inc., Holbrook, Massachusetts, 1993.
ISBN 1-55850-255-6 ($9.95). 199 pages. This book
covers college financial planning advice, saving for
college, and financial planning vehicles. To order a
copy, write to Bob Adams, Inc., 260 Center Street,
Holbrook, MA 02343.
- Marguerite Smith,
Paying for Your Child's College Education,
MONEY (Warner Books), New York, 1996.
ISBN 0-44667-165-7 ($9.99). 162 pages. A guide for
parents, this book covers best buys, investment
strategies with model portfolios, how much to save,
cutting college costs, and education loans. To order
a copy, write to Warner Books, 1271 Avenue of the
Americas, New York, NY 10020.