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What Makes for a Good 529 Plan? Is My State's Plan Good?

Not all 529 plans are created equal, which is why it pays to examine a plan's portfolio construction, management style, pricing, and stewardship before investing.

Adam Zoll: Laura, once people decide that a 529 college-savings plan is the right vehicle for them to save for college, how do they go about assessing whether a plan is a quality plan and one they should be considering?

Laura Lutton: That's a great question because 529 plans can be fairly overwhelming, when you first take a look at what's inside.