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Giving Children Gifts to Last a Lifetime

 

 

 

Your kiddo’s birthday is coming up! Instead of getting them gifts that jingle, get them one that folds: I’m talking about money.

Have family members direct deposit funds into a 529 plan–a tax-advantaged savings plan for your kiddos future education expenses.

Some fun facts–(thank me later):

  • It’s state specific, but that doesn’t mean your child has to attend school in a particular state to use the funds.
  • Check your state because you may receive a state tax deduction, but that’s only if you contribute.
  • You can only spend the money on qualified education expenses like school fees, food and meal plans, off-school housing, special needs equipment, books, computers and lots more.
  • The earnings you invest grow tax-free.

This is a gift that will keep on giving!

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