Is It Time To Start Saving for Your Child’s Education?

As college costs continue to rise, more parents and grandparents are looking into ways to save for their children’s education. But with the potential for taxes and penalties, is a 529 plan the right choice?

In this episode, Austyn Whittenburg talks with Rick Gallacher, CFP®, to discuss how you can start helping your kids save money for college with a college savings plan. When used right, you are able to use the money tax free on almost everything school related.

Rick discusses:

  • Options for paying for college
  • What you can use 529 funds for
  • How the family legacy pyramid works
  • Pros and cons of college savings plans
  • And more

Related: Why Everyone Should Have an Estate Plan with Eric Whiting