Education Planning

Understanding your options

The cost of a higher education increases every year, so getting an early start with a solid college savings plan will go a long way toward ensuring that your child or grandchild will be able to afford a higher education.

Salem Five Investment Services, we will work with you to consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses associated with 529 plans and other funding options that may be right for your family.

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