Back to School ... Is a 529 account right for you?


Back-to-school season is upon us. The commercials flood your televisions touting deals and discounts for school supplies and fresh new fashions in anticipation of fall’s approach. If you’re heading off to college, you’re probably anxious and excited. If you have kids of your own, then one day you’ll be the one to make sure they’re well prepared and have everything they need. I’m not just talking about books and dorm room decorations.

A solid plan to pay for school tuition, fees, and supplies is essential. Whether you’re a parent of a newborn or a graduate student yourself, now is the perfect time to take advantage of a college savings account called the 529.

Want to know, in simple words, exactly what a 529 account is? Click here to read our article for the Royal Neighbors of America where we explain what to do, whether you're in school, dealing with savings or preparing your kid for college!

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