529 Plans Are Good for More than College Tuition

Retirement Daily Guest Contributor

By Mark Kantrowitz

Even if college promise programs continue to grow, and proposals for a national free tuition program are enacted, there will still be a need for 529 plans. A 529 plan can be used for more than just college tuition: It's a great-estate planning tool, and these plans are the antidote to student-loan debt.

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