As students prepare for their college board exams, here is an analogy that isn't found in a Princeton Review manual but probably is a college prerequisite:

Retirement savings is to 401(k) plans as: College savings: prepaid plans College savings: college IRAs College savings: 529 savings plans College savings: savings accounts

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