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July 11, 2016
Six Ways to Improve ‘529’ College Plans
It was 20 years ago that Congress legislated “529” plans, tax-advantaged programs to encourage families to save for college. By most measures, the plans have been a blockbuster success, exploding to $250 billion in assets in more than 12 million accounts and helping parents mitigate the rise in tuition costs and fight the student-debt tsunami. But even blockbusters can be...