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The anti-529ers revisited: Haters gonna hate
There are some people that are thoroughly convinced 529s are a bad bet. Here we explore why.
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Commentary: Fourth quarter 2016 plan performance rankings
We rank plans that consumers can enroll in directly, as well as those sold through brokers and fee-based financial planners) for the fourth quarter 2016.
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H.R. 529 offers big benefits to college savers
New legislation might make 529 plans more alluring, but will it actually pass?
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What advisors need to know about the CSS profile
Investors are increasingly turning to their financial advisors for help with college planning. Here's what you need to know about the CSS Profile.
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Opinion: Betsy DeVos is a bad bet for education
The appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education has raised many eyebrows, and deservedly so.
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Industry chatter: A look ahead at 2017
This was the year of the Fiduciary Rule, roboadvisors, and money markets. What will be the big topics among 529 plans in the year ahead?
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How to calculate your state tax benefit
You can plug the numbers into our State Tax Calculator, but how do we arrive at those numbers? Here we dig into the weeds.
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