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Top ten direct-sold 529 plans*

by Kathryn Flynn
The highly-anticipated Savingforcollege.com 529 plan rankings are here! This slideshow features our most recent top ten list of direct-sold 529 plans for one-year investment performance. *One-year performance rankings as of 12/31/14

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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.

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A few questions about rollovers
I did a rollover at the end of last year from a Coverdell to a 529 (it went from my Vanguard Coverdell account directly into my 529 plan. I never received the money). I have a couple of questions: 1) I received a 1099-Q. Does this transaction need to be reported anywhere on my taxes? 2) I believe I read that you can only do one rollover in a 12 month period. Is that from the date of the distribution?... Discuss

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Do you think that allowing tax-free rollovers of unused 529 plan funds into a Roth IRA would be a good idea?

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