Named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, 529 plans are investment accounts used to pay for a beneficiary’s college expenses and are usually opened many years before the beneficiary reaches college age. Check out this infographic for some interesting statistics about 529 Plans.
Multiple retirement savings vehicles are available but having options can be overwhelming. Each option comes with different rules leading to a variance of outcomes in the short-term and long-term. It’s not that dissimilar to choosing what to eat.