College Planning

How much is your state's 529 plan tax deduction really worth?

In addition to federal tax benefits, many states offer full or partial state tax deductions for contributions to a 529 plan. Over 30 states, including the District of Columbia have such incentives available.

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College Planning Articles

Top 10 tips to growing your 529 plan funds faster
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5 ways to spend leftover 529 plan money
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IRS Verification of Nonfiling Letter
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Top 10 reasons clients aren't saving for college - and how to respond
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College Planning Resources

Ivy Advisors

Work with admissions experts to create a winning application that will get your child into a top school.

College Factual

Get help selecting a major, choosing a college and finding the right career path.

Tools & Calculators

Savings vs Loans calculator

Find out what you can save by contributing to a 529 plan today instead of paying off a student loan later

Compare your savings options

How does each option affect financial aid?

Financial Aid Calculator

Get an estimate of your child's financial-aid eligibility (EFC)

Financial Aid Video