Infographic: Saving for College

This research was conducted by KRC Research from May 4 to May 7, 2017 via an online survey of 1,009 adults ages 18+.

TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, member FINRA is distributor and underwriter for the plans managed by TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc. Most states offer a 529 college savings plan. Before investing, check your state's website for information about any favorable state tax benefits that are only available if you invest in that state’s plan.

Consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing in a state 529 college savings plan. Carefully read the Disclosure Booklet available on each state’s site, or call us at 888-381-8283. Investments in a state 529 college savings plan are neither insured nor guaranteed and there is risk of investment loss.

Non-qualified withdrawals may be subject to federal and state taxes and the additional federal 10% tax. Taxpayers should seek advice from an independent tax advisor based on their own particular circumstances.

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