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Old 03-02-2006, 01:17 PM   #21
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Re: College Savings Accounts

I thought TIAA-CREF had a pretty cheap coverdell. And cant 529's be used for almost 'any' education besides college?

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Re: College Savings Accounts
Old 03-02-2006, 02:14 PM   #22
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Re: College Savings Accounts

Are the 529b's actually a better deal due to some feature I'm missing?
The contribution limit was what made us go with 529's instead of ESA's. For your own kid, $2K per year isn't going to make much difference (I think the limit was $500 back when we started).
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Old 03-03-2006, 07:57 AM   #23
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Re: College Savings Accounts

I don't put much into my 529, but I like it since tuition at the university I work for (and my children will probably attend) has gone up about 40% in the last 2 years. The PA TAP programs freezes tuition at the rate you purchase it at.

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