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[PODCAST] How to give a gift of college savings

by Kathryn Flynn
Happy holidays! In this new podcast, Joe Hurley and Kathryn Flynn discuss why a contribution to a 529 plan can be a more meaningful gift for a child than a toy or cash.

Annual College Savings Survey

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.

Message Board

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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