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Considering a 529 plan? Should you use an advisor, or do it yourself?

You can enroll in a 529 plan directly or through a financial advisor. There are benefits and costs associated with both approaches and you should be aware of these as you research which plan is right for you! Learn more...

 

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College savings success stories: The Rickman family
Our first college savings success story features the Rickman family, who demonstrate the significant savings of having their children attend school in-state.
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Clearing up the confusion: Five popular 529 plan myths
Recent survey data has indicated that parents' misunderstanding of 529 plans may be a significant barrier to their use of them. In this slideshow we present five of the biggest 529 plan myths along with the facts to set the record straight.
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Five things to know about 529s and financial aid
To help clear up any confusion, here are a few things to remember about how 529 plans are treated under the federal aid formula.
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Five questions to ask yourself when choosing a college savings strategy
College can be one of the largest expenses a family will ever face. There are a number of different options available to help you reach your goal, and here are a few things to consider before choosing the one thatís right for you.
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20 people on Twitter who can help you save for college
Whether youíre actively saving for college or just starting to think about it, hereís a list of 20 people whose tweets will help guide you through the college planning process.
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