Say What Wednesdays

What’s an Education Fund and what are the tax benefits?

Welcome to Say What Wednesday!

This week the question comes from Sean, “You spoke about Education Funds in a recent episode, I’m just wondering if you can explain this further?”

In this episode we discuss

  • What Education Funds are,
  • The pros and cons of using Education Funds
  • When and how to use them

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