Section 529 plans can be a great way to save for college--in many cases, the best way--but they're not the only way. When you're investing for a major goal like education, it makes sense to be familiar with all of your options.
Most individuals start investing in mutual funds by investing in a scheme recommended by their friends or relatives. Later, when they are not happy with the performance of the scheme, they wonder whether they have really chosen a wrong scheme?
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