What If Your Kids Decide Against College?

As a parent or grandparent, you may have diligently saved money in a 529 account to help fund your child’s or grandchild’s college education. But what happens if they decide college isn’t the right path for them? It’s a valid question that many families are facing as more and more people choose alternatives to traditional […]

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SECURE Act 2.0 Allows Rollovers of 529 Funds to Roth IRA

FAMILY & LIFESTYLE Provisions of the SECURE Act 2.0 may allow for new flexibility with unused funds in certain education savings accounts. Effective in 2024, beneficiaries of 529 college savings accounts may transfer unused funds directly to a Roth IRA. The industry is still striving to clarify certain specifics, but we do know the general […]

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Did you know 529s are powerful estate planning tools?

FAMILY AND LIFESTYLE Most of us associate 529 accounts as college savings vehicles. They’re flexible, allowing you to transfer assets to anyone, including yourself, for the express purpose of furthering the education of your beneficiary. But did you know that a 529 can be a powerful estate planning tool, too? Modern estate planning Not everyone […]

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