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katinga: "Just a note: Equal distribution will benefit the youngest the most, due to compounding (and assuming the 529 actually rises in value over time).

JAFO is also correct: there is no universally accepted morality in play here. In the end, the two of you will just have to come to agreement, though this might take a while."

Thanks for the concurrence, but your first statement is also conditioned upon cost of attendance not rising faster than the rate of return in the plan; if tutition is rising faster, then the youngest will not necessarily benefit more even if 529 rises in value over time.

Regards, JAFO
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