The 529 plan helps people save for college, but who’s using it?
Oct 30, 2018

The 529 plan helps people save for college, but who’s using it?

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(Markets Edition) First, we check in with the markets, where the S&P stock index is down a little over 9 percent for the month. David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds has more. We also delve into the world of “Trumponomics” and the trade war with Stephen Moore, someone who advised the president on economic policy and now has a book out the he co-wrote with economist Arthur Laffer. After that, we head to college, sort of, to discuss how a small fraction of people use the 529 plan, which helps students and parents save for education. Today's show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), GAIN Capital Group (gaincapital.com) and U.S. Bank (usbank.com/altitude). (10/30/2018)


(Markets Edition) First, we check in with the markets, where the S&P stock index is down a little over 9 percent for the month. David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds has more. We also delve into the world of “Trumponomics” and the trade war with Stephen Moore, someone who advised the president on economic policy and now has a book out the he co-wrote with economist Arthur Laffer. After that, we head to college, sort of, to discuss how a small fraction of people use the 529 plan, which helps students and parents save for education. Today’s show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), GAIN Capital Group (gaincapital.com) and U.S. Bank (usbank.com/altitude). (10/30/2018)

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC