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College Savings Resources

Start planning for your child's higher education by exploring our resources and tips for saving for college.

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What's a 529 College Savings Plan?

Learn all about this popular, flexible savings vehicle that lets your money grow - often tax-free.

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Use An IRA To Save For College

They're not just for retirement. An IRA could be a good choice for your family's college savings.

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Prepaid Tuition Vs. College Savings Plans

Learn the difference between these two types of 529 plans to see which one may fit your needs.

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5 Myths About 529 College Savings Plans

Read some common misconceptions and get the facts about college savings plans.

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529s: What If Your Child Doesn't Go to College?

Don't worry, you won't lose your money. See five other ways you can use your 529 plan funds.

Get important information about your Allstate personal financial representative on FINRA's BrokerCheck website.

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Quiz: How to Use 529 Plan Funds

How much do you know about 529 qualified education expenses? Take our quiz and see.

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Cash Candy

Plan on your kids going to a great school? Better start saving. Watch how these parents prioritize the expenses that eat away at their savings.

Get Personalized Help From An Agent

Have some questions about college savings plans? Talk to an agent near you to learn more, explore all your options and figure out a plan that fits your needs.

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