Study Question of the Week: November 8, 2012 Edition

This week’s exam study question from the Solomon Online Exam Simulator question database is now available. This week’s exam question is relevant to the Series 6, Series 7, Series 24, Series 26, Series 62, Series 65, Series 66, and Series 82. –ANSWER POSTED– Continue reading

This week’s study question from the Solomon Online Exam Simulator question database is now available. Be sure to submit your answers in the comments section below.

Question (Relevant to the Series 6, Series 7, Series 24, Series 26, Series 62, Series 65, Series 66, and Series 82):

A couple has just had a baby and they want to start saving for college. What option does NOT offer the opportunity for their investment to grow free of federal taxes?

Answers:

A: Education Savings Account

B: UGMA/UTMA Account

C: 529 College Savings Plan

D: 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan

ANSWER & RATIONALE

Correct Answer: B

Rationale: Unlike the other options, UGMA/UTMA (Uniform Gifts to Minors Act/Uniform Transfers to Minors Act) accounts are subject to federal income and capital gains taxes.

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