Indices closed out mixed on Tuesday. The Dow added some points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended fractionally lower. Caterpillar, Coca-Cola, and McDonald’s led the Dow’s slight ascent. When all was said and done, trading action was fairly flat today.
If you’re one of the millions of parents or grandparents who’ve invested money in a 529 plan, the arrival of a new academic year may be a good time to see how your plan stacks up against the competition. Mediocre investment returns, higher-than-average fees, limited investment options and flexibility—these are some of the things that might have you thinking you could do better with another plan. Learn more in this Financial Tip.