Commentary: Weighing life insurance as an alternative to 529 plans

Some observers have touted life insurance as a sound alternative to a 529 plan for funding college tuition. Before considering such a strategy, advisers and their clients need to ask questions, including whether the student might not go to college, whether the student will need financial aid and whether the client would benefit from a 529 plan’s tax treatment, writes Tom Nawrocki of Triton Financial Newsletters. LifeHealthPro (11/6)