After combing through way too much information on 529 plans, how they work, and why we should care about them, I knew I had to create something quick and easy that would cover the basics of what you needed to know, without taking hours of research. So at 38 weeks pregnant, I waddled my way in front of the camera to record this quick and easy video for you. It’ll give you the exact overview you need in order to make the best decision for you.
Click on the video below to learn:
- The benefits of a 529
- How they work
- What you should consider when choosing one
- How you can use the money
- How much should you save
(note: that is an affiliate link, but it’s a free tool I use and love and really wanted to share. For more information on affiliate links, see this disclaimer.)
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Erica Gellerman, CPA
Erica Gellerman is a CPA, MBA, personal finance writer, and founder of The Worth Project: a weekly money newsletter you actually want to read. Her work has been featured on Forbes, Money, Business Insider, The Everygirl, The Everymom, and Lifehacker. When she's not writing about personal finance you can find Erica exploring Europe from her temporary home base in London.