How Does a 529 Plan Work?

For most parents, paying college tuition out of pocket is simply out of the question. If you’re one of those parents, you probably know what a 529 Plan is: named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, these investment vehicles allow you to sock away money for education expenses in a tax-advantaged way. Your earnings accumulate tax free and, if used for qualified educatione expenses, withdrawals are tax-free, as well. But choosing a 529 Plan is no simple thing and many investors don’t have a full understanding of how these things work. give you the basics in this infographic.


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The State of Cloud Computing

Leading data visualization firm JESS3 today released "The State of Cloud Computing," which narrates the history of cloud computing and demonstrates the growing cloud economy in an interactive video. This video helps everyday folks understand that they are actually in the cloud – whether it’s through their online email account, bank account or tending to their Farmville crops while on Facebook.

(click above link to see an interactive video)