Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
June 6, 2010
529 Plans: Investing at the Last Minute
Are 529 plans only for younger children? The answer is absolutely not! I think a lot of parents with college-bound teenagers, however, assume that their days of contributing to a 529 plan is over. By this time, parents are beginning to drain their 529 plan. You could save a bundle in taxes, however, if you continue to contribute to a...
February 16, 2010
Saving for College with a Roth IRA: 8 Things You Need To Know
There’s been tons of media attention over the years on the best places to save for college. The 529 savings plan has grabbed the most attention. I’ve used 529 plans for both of my kids through Vanguard, but today, I want to suggest another potential way to save for college: a Roth IRA for your child. A Roth IRA won’t...