Education Savings

  1. 529 Risks to Take (Or Not)

    529 Risks to Take (Or Not)

    Six risks to take into consideration when you're managing the 529 plan that lets ...
  2. Raising Grandchildren A Financial Feat

    Raising Grandchildren A Financial Feat

    Becoming a full-time caregiver again presents many challenges - including making ...
  3. Top Companies That Manage 529 Plans

    Top Companies That Manage 529 Plans

    Planning to open a 529 plan? Check out our roundup of top-rated providers and what ...
  4. Investing In Your Child's Education

    Investing In Your Child's Education

    Overwhelmed by increasing tuition costs for your kids? The U.S. government can help. ...
  5. Choosing The Right 529 Education Savings Plan

    Choosing The Right 529 Education Savings Plan

    Before you fund one of these education-savings vehicles, be sure you know their differences. ...
  6. What Is Sallie Mae And How Does It Work?

    What Is Sallie Mae And How Does It Work?

    Sallie Mae is the only game in town for some would-be college students seeking loans, ...
  1. 529 Plan Tutorial

    529 Plan Tutorial

    This comprehensive guide goes through what a 529 plan is and how to set one up, contribute ...
  2. Education Savings Account Tutorial

    Education Savings Account Tutorial

    This comprehensive guide goes through what an Education Savings Plan is and how to ...
  1. Can I contribute to both a 529 plan and a Coverdell education savings account?

    You can contribute to both, and when your child is ready to attend college, as colleges do accept payments from both. There ...
  2. What is the best way to save for private school expenses? A 529 plan, a Coverdell ...

    If the goal is to put the money in the plan towards private school expenses, then the Coverdell Education Savings Account ...
  3. Can 529 plans be used to transfer wealth to other family members if the original ...

    Yes, the 529 plan (also known as a "qualified tuition program") allows you to distribute and roll over funds from one 529 ...
  4. Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    A 529 plan, also known as a "qualified tuition program", is an investment vehicle that allows individuals to save for education ...
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