Get answers to questions about 529 college savings plans and prepaid plans, including ownership rules and the benefits of 529s over other savings vehicles. Newbies welcome!
What are considered tax-free scholarships if you want to do a 529 distribution
Resident state VS working State
Nys 529c - california resident question
College credit courses while in high school
Which Different college fund to use first
529 contribution or just pay college my self?
Fees and expenses
Discuss the various fees charged to 529 account owners.
Best way leverage the NY tax deduction for a 529 plan
529 Plan: Fee Questions
Rock Bottom Fees
A place to share techniques related to gift taxes and federal tax incentives targeted to education.
Are contributions to a state plan outside of my home state tax deductible?
CA Resident, can I get tax deductions / credit using an out of state plan?
Let it ride, beneficiary change to next generation and implications
Post questions or tips that don't fit under other categories in General Discussion.
Welcome to the Savingforcollege.com forum
Which tax year to report on FAFSA
529 plan withdrawals
Share thoughts on withdrawal strategies and what happens when you take money out of a 529 plan.
Is musical instrument a QHEE?
Can you use 529 contributions for AOTC?
A place to discuss strategies for grandparents who want to help pay for college.
Are my contributions to the parent's 529 revocable?
Grandparent contributing to parent owned 529 during college years
Transfering 529s from Children to Grandchildren
Get tips on filing the FAFSA and how savings can affect financial aid eligibility.
Siblings' 529s and EFC
Can submitting CSS Profile to public university HURT my chances of receiving financial aid?
CSS fin'l aid reporting question
Where parents can share stories about the best ways to save and pay for college.
Can parents and granparents superfund a 529 plan for same child in same year resulting in $140k contribution?
How did you get your kid through college?
Topics related to college admissions and how to prepare a child for a top school.
529 Accounts and Merit Based Scholarships
Slightly OT: College Applications
Discuss the rules regarding custodial accounts under UGMA/UTMA.
UGMA/UTMA 529 Withdrawal Rules
Switch from a ugma account to a 529 plan
Custodian refusing to sign off UGMA
Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.
Defining Home Equity
Calculator report doesn't seem to be working
Bad question on Advisor Test
Rewards credit cards
Discussions about how credit card rewards can help pay for college.
Rewards credit cards
529 Credit Card Rewards - qualify as contribution for state tax deduction?
Re: opinions on upromise
Is a Roth IRA a good way to save for college?
Roth IRA distributions
529 vs. Roth IRA
Roth IRA vs 529
Financial advisors, CPAs and other professionals can share tips and ask questions about college financing.
Commission-based planners watch out - you're next
Managing an account on your own vs. Broker
Buy A shares or B?
Topics related to 529 ABLE accounts for individuals with special needs.
529A ABLE account