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While 529 College Plans have been around for more than two decades, helping people save for their children’s tuition, it’s less well-known that the plans can be used for sidestepping certain taxes. First off, let’s explain just what a 529 plan is and who can open one. Anyone 18 or over can open a 529[…]

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It’s no secret that going to college is a serious expense and although the tax deduction for college tuition and fees ended on December 31, 2020, there are still possible tax breaks available for some, including the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and the Lifetime Learning Credit (LLC). The AOTC allows for a reduction in[…]

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If you, or someone you know, are headed to college, be sure to familiarize yourself with FAFSA – Free Application for Student Aid. Regardless of your family’s income, everyone should complete the form, and the sooner, the better, according to financial advisors and college admission officials. The application became available Oct. 1 for the 2021-2022[…]

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