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7 Benefits You Didn’t Know About 529 College Savings Plans (But Should)


Only about 35 percent of Americans have heard of 529 plans, according to the College Savings Plans Network. Of those, a mere one in four connect the plans with higher education savings.

Participants might recognize tax-deferred savings as their main benefit, and tax-free withdrawals for qualifying higher education expenses. But there are more perks to the college savings programs than simple tax benefits.

Read more at Forbes

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