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A 529 college savings plan offers many advantages, but it can come with some surprising pitfalls. Here are five mistakes to avoid.

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The 2022 Schwab-Ariel Black Investor Survey shows both progress and opportunities for addressing wealth inequality.
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We've made progress in teaching our nation’s teens about money, but there's much more to do.
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There are many unknowns when it comes to planning for retirement. Make sure you have a plan to address the biggest risks.
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As an independent contractor, you're not only your own boss, you're your own CFO. And there's a lot to think about.
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When it comes to investing, our emotions are not our friend. Instead of panicking, S.T.O.P.
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This International Women’s Day, let’s confront—and help break—the financial biases women still face.
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Getting a tax refund can feel great. Doing some more careful tax planning can feel even better.
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Custodial accounts may not offer the tax benefits of 529 plans, but they can be used to fund expenses that 529 plans don’t cover.
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You’ve got the basic concepts and tools, so are you ready to invest? Not quite. Read part 3 before you buy.

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