529 and Other College Savings Plans For Dummies
Part I: Figuring Out the Cost of College — and How to Pay It.
Chapter 1: Braving the New World of College Savings.
Chapter 2: Checking Out the Cost of College.
Chapter 3: Realizing All Your Resources.
Chapter 4: Sharpening Your Savings Techniques.
Part II: Piecing Together Section 529 Plans.
Chapter 5: Laying Down the Basics of Section 529 Plans.
Chapter 6: Applying Section 529 Plans to Your Household.
Chapter 7: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Section 529 Plans.
Part III: Uncovering Coverdell Accounts.
Chapter 8: The Changing World of Coverdell Education Savings Accounts.
Chapter 9: The Mechanics of Coverdells.
Chapter 10: Figuring the Pluses and Minuses of Coverdell Accounts.
Part IV: Filling In the Gaps: More Ways to Save for College.
Chapter 11: Saving for College with Qualified U.S. Savings Bonds.
Chapter 12: Setting Up Personal Investment Accounts for Yourself and Your Kids.
Chapter 13: Saving for College in Trust Accounts.
Chapter 14: Saving in Your Retirement Plans: The IRA Dilemma.
Chapter 15: Selling or Refinancing Your Family’s House.
Chapter 16: Accessing Scholarships and Awards.
Chapter 17: Turning On the Financial Aid Faucet.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Musts for Successful Savings.
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Dodge the Tax Code Minefield.
Appendix: Section 529 Plans, State by State.