Commentary: How to make the most of 529 college-savings plans

01/7/2013 | Oakland Tribune (Calif.), The

Contributing to a 529 plan can accelerate college savings, and the investments and distributions are tax free if used for college, writes Stephen Butler, CEO of Pension Dynamics. If the money isn't needed for college, it can go back to the donor and could serve as a source of retirement funds. Butler offers guidance on investing in a 529 plan with regular contributions and with a one-time lump sum.

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