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Avoiding High 529 Fees: Why DC Could Cost You Cash

Some funds are more expensive to manage. If you get funds that do more asset balancing as the child ages, those are more expensive to run, and they’re going to have a higher fee,” says Dr. James J. Angel, Georgetown University’s personal finance expert. Even so, it looks like parents living in DC may be able to invest in Maryland or Virginia and save more for college.