529 plans are a good tax advantaged way to save for college education. What are some myths and misconceptions about 529 college savings plans?
Administrative note: This article assumes that you’re familiar with the basic differences between a traditional IRA, a Roth IRA, and a 401(k). If you’re not, I’d recommend IRS Publication 590–it’s free, it’s written in plain-English, and it’s quite thorough. The only drawback is that it doesn’t provide any guidance for choosing between accounts. IRA vs. […]
Have you made a New Year’s resolution? I have to be honest and confess that I don’t put much stock in New Year’s resolutions because they seem to be made to be broken. Most people make resolutions that are wildly unrealistic, and then they feel bad when they don’t reach their goal. Sound familiar? Let’s […]