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529 Plan Featured Articles

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Custodial savings accounts are getting a closer look from parents saving for college, with about 2 percent of parents using them to save for college. They work just like bank savings accounts and anyone in (or out) of the family can contribute to custodial accounts for college, among other benefits. Recent changes in the tax treatment of custodial accounts have reduced the financial benefits of saving for college in a custodial account.

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