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Preparing for the cost of college

It can be challenging, but not impossible.
CONTENT WITH Preparing for the cost of college
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Yes, your retirement savings should come first. But you can still help your kids—by both saving for college and exploring other funding options.
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Coverdell Education Savings Accounts can provide more flexible investing options compared to 529 college savings plans.
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Custodial accounts may not offer the tax benefits of 529 plans, but they can be used to fund expenses that 529 plans don’t cover.
A 529 college savings plan offers many advantages, but it can come with some surprising pitfalls. Here are five mistakes to avoid.
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A popular college-savings vehicle is the 529 savings plan, which provides several tax advantages when used for education expenses.
Saving for college is a long-term strategy. Learn more about your college savings options, from ESAs to 529 plans.

 

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