Hard to believe that in mid-July, many of us are already thinking about — and planning for — going back to school! But with more and more school districts moving to balanced calendars, gone are the days of three-month long summer vacations — at least for many families!
To help make the transition easier for you, and your child, below we’ve shared (with permission) Reading Rocket‘s TOP 8 “Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs“:
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Many families with children with special needs have questions about ABLE Accounts and Special Needs Trusts (SNT), including:
- What are the similarities and differences between them?
- Should I set up an ABLE account, a SNT, or both?
- How will planning in this area help my child live a purposeful and impactful life?
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Did you know…
Thanks to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the 2018 ABLE Financial Planning Act, you can now rollover an existing 529 plan into a 529 ABLE account without penalty! Continue reading “HOW TO: Turn a 529 (“College Savings”) Plan into an ABLE Account”
Wondering whether you can open an ABLE account in your state?
Here’s the GREAT news: “No matter which state you call home, you can open your ABLE account in any state with an active ABLE program” (ABLE National Resource Center).
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Instead of merely existing, what would your child’s life look like if he or she was truly living and experiencing the best life has to offer? Could opening an ABLE account help him or her achieve that goal?
Welcome to June and our first post in a short series of posts about Achieving a Better Life Experience accounts — otherwise known as ABLE accounts.
Continue reading “Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Accounts – THE BASICS”