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3 Reasons to Fund a 529 College Savings Plan

  1) College is Expensive According to the College Board the average tuition for a 4 year private education is $39,518 per year.  The average cost of a 4 year in- state public education is $17,860.  Either way, it’s a


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7 Smart Year End Tax Planning Moves

  1) Harvest Capital Losses Capital gains property includes stocks, bonds and mutual funds.  Currently, the stated rate on long term capital gains is 15%.  If you have a net loss after netting all of your gains and losses, the


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How to Plan for College Using The 529 Plan

Next to saving for retirement, your biggest financial challenge is probably saving for your child’s college education.  College costs have skyrocketed!  People wonder how they will afford the cost of a college education in the future.  A 529 College Savings


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