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What's going on in the world of 529 college savings plans?
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529 Q & A
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Annual College Savings Survey
We conduct this survey annually to shed light on the college savings behavior of parents and grandparents, with a particular focus on usage of and beliefs about 529 college savings plans.
Message BoardEducation planning for college
I wanted to see if the following scenarios are possible. Assuming my AGI is $100,000 filing married...Read More
When it comes to 529 plans, parents just don't understand
A study from Fidelity shows more parents are saving for college than ever before, but they are still confused about how 529 savings plans work. By missing out on these key benefits, including federal (and sometimes state) tax savings, and favorable financial aid treatment, they could be leaving money on the table.Read More
4 times millennial parents should consider a 529 planRead More
Don't save for retirement: When to ignore traditional college savings adviceRead More
Expert tips on managing money before, during and after collegeRead More
Don't count on a 529 state tax break for K-12 tuitionRead More