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Top 10 Performing 529 Plans 2020

Check out the latest performance rankings for the best 529 plans. Each quarter we rank 529 plans based on performance.

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New Bill Introduced Helps Save for College and Pay Student Loans

Congresswoman Debbie Lesko introduced a proposal to help families save for college and pay student loan debt.

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Which 529 Plan Should California Residents Choose?

California has one 529 college savings plan, ScholarShare 529, which is a highly rated 529 plan with low fees, a variety of investment options, strong historical performance and a matching grant program for residents. There are no specific benefits offered to California residents who use ScholarShare 529.

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Tuition and Fees Deduction

The Tuition and Fees Deduction allows eligible taxpayers to deduct up to $4,000 from taxable income to help cover higher education costs for themselves, a spouse and dependent children. The Tuition and Fees Deduction expired at the end of 2016 but was renewed for the 2017 tax year.

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Student Loans in the United Kingdom with Lessons for the U.S. System

The student debt crisis isn’t restricted to the United States. Graduates in other Western countries also struggle with the cost of their college educations. While student loan systems differ substantially between nations, the situations in other countries provide useful contrast to the state of student debt in America.

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