Jumpstart College Savings With A 529 Account

Ashley McKenzie,  a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), reviews 529s--a college savings tool. Click on the audio clips to learn more. For more information on your state's 529 plan, visit: http://www.savingforcollege.com/529_plan_details/

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What is a 529 account?

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When is the best time to start saving in a 529?

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How can I contribute to my 529 plan? 

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What are the investment options for a 529 plan? 

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Will saving in a 529 plan negatively impact a financial aid application?

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Whose name should be on the 529 account?

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Can funds be withdrawn from a 529 anytime?

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What are the tax advantages of a 529 plan?