10 Myths about 529 College Savings Plans

Admission magazine tackles some of the most popular topics surrounding college planning - from when to start the college application process to saving for college in what may be a changing tax environment. We invite you to read 10 Myths about 529 College Savings Plans and test your knowledge!

Admission can help educate families on how to meet their college savings goals by explaining various savings options and offering tips on how to save more today to prepare for tomorrow. We hope you'll enjoy the latest edition!

If you're a financial adviser, order copies today from your dedicated 529 Specialist at 1-866-626-8529, option 1. If you're an investor, visit our website at www.John Hancock Freedom 529.com or contact your financial adviser for help with your college savings needs.


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Detailed information about benefits and basics of John Hancock Freedom 529 College Savings Plan

529 plans are not FDIC insured, may lose value and are not bank or state guaranteed.

If your state or your designated Beneficiary's state offers a 529 plan you may want to consider what, if any, potential state income tax or other benefits it offers, before investing. State tax or other benefits should be one of many factors to be considered prior to making an investment decision. Please consult with your financial, tax or other adviser about how these state benefits, if any, may apply to your specific circumstances. You may also contact your state 529 plan or any other 529 college savings plan to learn more about their features. Please contact your financial consultant or call 1-866-222-7498 to obtain a Plan Disclosure Document or prospectus for any of the underlying funds. The Plan Disclosure Document contains complete details on investment objectives, risks, fees, charges and expenses, as well as more information about municipal fund securities and the underlying investment companies that should be considered before investing. Please read the Plan Disclosure Document carefully prior to investing.

John Hancock Freedom 529 is a college savings plan offered by the Education Trust of Alaska, managed by T. Rowe Price, and distributed by John Hancock Distributors LLC through other broker/dealers that have a selling agreement with John Hancock Distributors LLC. John Hancock Distributors LLC is a member of FINRA and is listed with the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB). © 2010. John Hancock. All rights reserved. Information included in this material is believed to be accurate as of the October 2010 printing date.