Articles under “529 Plan”

Saving for College: 4 Big Questions Every Parent Needs to Consider

It’ll cost an estimated $302,700 to send today’s newborns to a four-year private college, according to Wealthfront research. Here’s what you need to think about today if you have kids who may be college-bound in the future.

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Saving for College: How ‘Superfunding’ Could Supercharge Your College Fund

You can fund a 529 account with up to five years of contributions at once. This feature, called superfunding, is a powerful tool in preparing for your child’s college expenses.

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Saving for College: How to Choose and Fund Your First 529 Account

Because of their superior tax benefits and relative flexibility, most experts consider 529 plans the best way to save for college. Here’s why.

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You Don’t Need to be a Parent to Benefit from 529 Accounts

When I learned that our investment team, a group of talented PhDs, was helping our clients with the problem of saving for their children’s future college education and building our own tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan, I was excited because I have two eight year old girls and I still hadn’t started a 529 plan

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