8 common 529 plan mistakes to avoid

Kathryn FlynnBy:  Kathryn FlynnBy: Savingforcollege.com | 
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1. Not using a 529 plan to save for college

If you're not using a 529 plan to save for college, you could be missing out on:

  • Federal tax-free earnings growth
  • Tax-free withdrawals
  • State tax deductions or credits on contributions
  • Full control of the funds in the account
  • No income or annual contribution limits

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Did you know that residents are not limited to investing in their own state's plan? Another state may offer a plan that performs better and has lower fees. Select your state below to see your state's plan and other options.

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Find a 529 Plan. Select your state below.

Did you know that residents are not limited to investing in their own state’s plan? Another state may offer a plan that performs better and has lower fees. Select your state below to see your state’s plan and other options.


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