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Start now to save for college

The costs of a college education continue to climb, but with careful planning you can amass a tax-friendly education account. Here's a roundup of the various vehicles available for establishing and growing your family's college fund.

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Stash your cash for the U.
Coverdell: A new and improved tax-free way to save for college

Thanks to Uncle Sam, you may be able to send your kid to the best university.
Plus: Educated use of savings bonds can provide a tax break

 
Save money while saving for your child's education

Here's why state-sponsored college savings plans are worth another look.
Plus: Watch out for fees on making 529 contributions

 
Education savings plans compared
Benefits and features of most-popular college payment plans.
Plus: Best way to save for college
 
 
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