FAILURE TO LAUNCH: Missed Opportunities in Education Planning

Grote, Jim
January 2007
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p24
Academic Journal
The article discusses financial planning for education. Parents who wish to get the most out of college savings plans and investments for their children must work with a financial advisor who understands the special conditions involved in saving for higher education. While many parents utilize 529 college savings plans that are offered by the United States government, these "one size fits all" investment products are often extremely inefficient on an individual basis, and cause parents and children to miss opportunities to actively manage their finances.


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