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2-Minute Tax Tip: What's an Educational IRA?

Mark J. Kohler breaks down five benefits of the flexible Educational IRA.
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Paying for your children's education is more expensive than ever, so it's important to start planning well ahead of time -- and to plan creatively. Many people have seen advertisements for a 529 plan (a state- or educational institution-operated savings plan that helps families save for future college costs), but the Educational IRA is a great tool that allows you to save up to $2,000 per year, per child . . . and it's something that you definitely shouldn't overlook when it comes to college planning. 

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