However, in Louisiana, the income limits are more lenient. The state matches up to 14 percent of contributions depending on income, but there isn't an income limit.
The only limit is a maximum award amount, which currently totals about $21,000 for all years of contributions, says Carol Fulco, director of the state's 529 plan. Parents should check their state's website for income restrictions for any 529 grants that may be awarded.
Trying to fund your education? Get tips and more in the U.S. News Paying for College center.