College savings plans can make the grade

Fay, W. David
February 2008
Inside Tucson Business;2/4/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p22
The article discusses the significance of Section 529 state-sponsored College Savings Plans to help finance college education in the U.S. The author explains that the plans allow one to invest significant sums of money that can grow tax-free. Contributions to the plans are invested in one or more predetermined structured portfolios. He also compares the plan with others that are available in the market like the Education Savings Account (ESA).


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