Recently I fielded an interesting question from a young investor: “How can an average college grad accumulate $1 million?”
Now, $1 million is not what it used to be. It is certainly not the ticket to the good life that it was 20 or 30 years ago. But it’s still a really nice down payment on it. Plus, they always say the first million is the hardest.
Like many of you, Colleen and I have children who we hope to send to college. And like some of you, we have a significant amount of liquid cash and investments. Mathematically, it would probably make a lot of sense to front-load the 529 plans for our two girls, or at least one of them.
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