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Only Homo Sapiens Need Apply for New 529 College Savings Tax Break

But you don’t have to wait for Congress to act to open a tax-advantaged plan to save for an unborn child or grandchild’s college education.

You have to give the men and women who write our tax laws credit. They are very careful when writing legislative language to leave no room for misunderstanding.

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