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How To Open a 529 Plan Before the Baby Is Born
Use yourself as the beneficiary on a 529 plan, or save the money in a taxable account to save for a a child’s education before birth.
Maximum 529 Plan Contribution Limits by State
Each state has a maximum aggregate limit per beneficiary. The limit is intended to cover the cost of attending college in the state.
How to Pay Your College Tuition Bill with a 529 Plan
Learn how to use a 529 plan to pay college tuition and understand how the process works so you don't miss out on potential tax breaks.
How Much is your State's 529 Tax Deduction Really Worth?
A 529 plan tax deduction can help you save more for college. See how much a 529 plan tax deduction is worth in your state.
Which 529 Plan Should New York Residents Use?
NY residents can get a tax deduction by investing in state 529 plans: the Direct Plan or the Advisor-Guided College Savings Plan.
529 Plan Gifts May Be Deductible on State Income Tax Returns
529 plan gifts are a great way to save for college: investments grow tax-free, and donors may get a state tax deduction. Learn more.
Which 529 Plan Should Massachusetts Residents Choose?
Discover Massachusetts' 529 option: MEFA's U. Fund Plan with low fees, robust investment options, and tax benefits for college savings.
Which 529 Plan Should Pennsylvania Residents Use?
PA offers a highly-ranked 529 investment plan and tax deductions for any 529 plan, allowing residents to consider out-of-state options.
College Savings Options: The Best Way to Save for College
College tuition is pricey, which is why we've put together a guide on the 6 best ways to save for college. Here's what you need to know.
How to Give the Gift of College Savings
A gift of college savings is a meaningful alternative to traditional gifts. Find out how you can give a gift through a 529 plan.