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Make their studies easy, and your shopping easier

my529 has made it easier than ever to let your college student shop for what they need with the new my529 Access Discover® Prepaid Card. 

Peace of mind for the future

As an HR professional, you are familiar with the difficult circumstances facing your employees right now. What if the cost of higher education didn’t have to be so overwhelming?

A key component for employees’ well-being

Next to having adequate savings for retirement, having funds for education is one of the most important components of financial well-being.

Celebrate saving in September

This changing of the seasons marks the perfect opportunity to begin or renew your commitment to educational savings.

Meet the deadline to maximize your tax benefit

my529 wants you to be aware of the upcoming year-end deadlines and the Utah state income tax benefit that you are entitled to if you own a my529 account.

Estimate college costs; prepare for the unexpected

my529, Utah’s educational savings plan, offers a helpful College Savings Estimator tool to help give you a better idea of how your contributions might grow over time in a 529 account.

Make saving a habit

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? The resolutions that have the greatest impact are those that form useful habits that we no longer have to think about—they just happen.

Celebrate May with savings

my529, Utah’s educational savings plan, has been helping families save for education for more than 25 years, and we take part in National 5.29 Day by making it easier for you to invest in the future.

How can you spend your my529 funds?

In addition to the more commonly recognized ways of using my529 funds, you can put that money to good use in lesser-known ways.

Resolve to save

As you recommit to good habits for the new year, one of the best resolutions you can make is to strengthen your financial health. 

Avoid debt, alleviate stress

April’s Financial Literacy Month asks us to take some time this month to examine our financial wellness, including having adequate savings for future expenses, and trying to avoid debt.

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Estimate how much you need to save

my529, Utah’s educational savings plan, wants to be a resource as you plan ahead to achieve your family’s college savings goals.

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Automatic contributions—set it and forget it

Building adequate savings for education doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can be as easy as “setting it and forgetting it.”

Give the gift of education

The holiday season will soon be upon us, and you may already be wondering what would make the perfect gift.

Saving: Pay yourself first

Utah Saves Week, which is February 27 through March 3, offers an ideal opportunity to expand your teenager’s view by reminding them about the importance and advantages of saving.

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A gift that creates a legacy

One lasting and meaningful way to support your grandchild is to help them save for a bright future with a my529 account.