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Is a 529 College Savings Account considered a parent investment in the federal formula?

Yes, for a student who reports parental information (a dependent student), the 529 accounts are reported as parental investments, including all 529 accounts owned by the student and all 529 accounts owned by the parents for any member of the household. For a student who does not report parental information (independent students), the accounts owned by the student (and/or the student's spouse) are reported as student investments.  

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