If your son or daughter plans to attend college abroad, here's what you should know. Getty Images By Kimberly Lankford, Contributing Editor November 29, 2018From Kiplinger's Personal Finance QMy daughter may go to college in Europe next year. Can we use her 529 college-savings money tax-free outside of the U.S.? - S.S., Lubbock, TexasSee Also: How Well Do You Know College 529 Plans? AYes. You can use 529 money tax-free at any college that is eligible for federal financial aid, which includes more than 400 foreign institutions, says Mark Kantrowitz, of Savingforcollege.com. To look up eligible schools, go to www.savingforcollege.com/eligible_institutions. Got a question? Ask Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.