Publication Date

6-8-2009

Summary

As part of President Obama’s larger agenda to create a “save and invest” economy, a review of College Savings (529) Plans is underway to expand their use by middle- and low-income families. In this College Savings Initiative perspective, Sherraden examines the challenges and potential of 529s.

Document Type

Perspective

Category

Financial Inclusion

Subarea

Asset Building

Original Citation

Sherraden, M. (2009, June). A promising platform for college saving (CSD Perspective No. 09-21). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7936/K77W6BN9

Project

College Success

Keywords

529, college savings, college savings plan, policy

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