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Make the Right Year-End 529 Plan Moves

There are several year-end 529 plan moves you can make, such as taking advantage of gift tax exclusions and tax breaks.
October 16, 2020

Average 529 plan balance: How do you compare?

The average 529 plan balance has hit a record high. But, this amount may not be sufficient to cover future college expenses. The amount you should have saved for college depends on your child’s age and where they want to go to college. Find out if your college savings are on track.
October 26, 2020

Save for college while holiday shopping with Upromise

Holiday spending is on the rise, giving families more opportunities to grow their college savings with Upromise. Here are some ways to maximize your Upromise rewards as you shop for gifts, dine out at restaurants and more.
November 13, 2018

Earn Cash Back for College this Summer with Upromise

This year, instead of busting your budget, why not earn cash back for college as you enjoy summer fun with your family? Upromise® is a program that helps families save for college by doing the things they do every day, like shopping online or dining at participating restaurants.
July 17, 2019

How to Open a 529 Plan

This step-by-step guide to opening a 529 college savings plan makes the process easier for parents and grandparents to save for college.
April 16, 2019

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Learn More About the Top Benefits of Saving with an FDIC-Insured 529 Account

FDIC-insured investments are good options for families who want to save for college taking advantage of the benefits of a 529 savings plan without taking on the risk of investing in the stock and bond markets.
Download our free guide to FDIC-insured plans and learn more about these benefits:
  • Tax-free earnings on your savings
  • Investing without the risk
  • Diversifying your portfolio
  • Short-term savings benefits
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