Lightbulb Lights up 529s

May 29, 2002 ( - A financial publishing firm has released a guide to 529 tax advantaged college savings plans.

Guide to Understanding 529 Plans, released by Lightbulb Press, outlines the range of options and plan features that people opening a 529 account should consider, the publisher said in an announcement.

The Lightbulb guide addresses:

  • types of 529 plans,
  • federal and state tax advantages,
  • choosing the best investment options,
  • strategies for getting the most out of 529 contributions,
  • managing 529 accounts during lifestyle changes,
  • making withdrawals,
  • tax and legal issues, and
  • pros and cons of other college savings options

For more information, visit the company’s Web site