(Education Savings Account)
Invest in a child's future
- Save for kindergarten through graduate school
- Earnings are tax-deferred
- Withdrawals are tax-free for qualified educational expenses
up to $2,000/year
average annual costs for attending an in-state public college1
Features of a Coverdell ESA
Anyone with earned income that doesn't exceed income limits (under $110K for single filers and under $220K for joint filers) is eligible to contribute to a Coverdell ESA
The plan offers federal tax-free withdrawals on qualified education expenses
A full range of investments
Participants’ portfolios can include stocks, ETFs, bonds, mutual funds, and options
No annual fees and no account minimums
Transaction fees, fund expenses, brokerage commissions, and service fees may apply
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