DC College Savings Plan

529 Plans Without The Fossil Fuels

by Tom Konrad Ph.D., CFA The most popular way we have to save for our children's future education is destroying their future. A 529 savings plan is a tax-advantaged savings plan designed to help pay for education. There are also prepaid tuition plans set up under the section 529 tax rules, but this article is focused on 529 savings plans, and will be what I mean by “529 plans” for the rest of the article. The money in 529 plans can be used for college as well as K-12 education, apprenticeship programs, and paying off some student debt.   Savings plans grow...
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