ERIC Number: EJ668202
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Comparing 529 Plans with Other College Savings Options.
Ma, Jennifer; Fore, Douglas
Student Aid Transcript, v13 n4 p24-34 2002
Discusses in detail how various college savings options compare to the 529 plans--the Internal Revenue Code's qualified tuition programs designed to help families save for college expenses. Discusses the impact of saving on financial aid eligibility, and uses a Monte Carlo approach to simulate asset accumulation for each savings option. (EV)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 1129 20th St., N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036-3453. Tel: 202-785-0453, ext. 122.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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