Give the gift of education this holiday season

The holiday season will soon be upon us, and you may already be wondering what would make the perfect gift. Perhaps this year you would like to avoid adding one more toy to the pile, or one more video game to the stack.

Consider, instead, giving the gift of education. my529, Utah’s educational savings plan, has been helping families save for the costs of higher education for more than 25 years. Find out more information about the plan and how to enroll at

Contributions to a my529 account create an impact that lasts beyond the life of a new toy or game. They help a beneficiary achieve their educational goals and reach their dreams for the future.

To make giving stress-free for your family and friends, consider signing up for my529’s Gift Program. This program allows your loved ones to send a meaningful gift with only a few clicks, and they won’t even need to scramble to find the wrapping paper and tape.

Giving to a 529 account doesn’t need to be reserved only for the holidays. It’s a great way to recognize other occasions like birthdays, graduations, milestones or just because. Signing up takes only minutes, and makes gift-giving a breeze.

Find out more information about the gift program here. Easy-to-follow instructions allow you to get your account set up for gifting right away.

You can’t go wrong giving the gift of education this holiday season.

Important Legal Notice

Investing is an important decision. The investments in your account may vary with market conditions and could lose value. Carefully read the Program Description in its entirety for more information and consider all investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. For a copy of the Program Description, call 800.418.2551 or visit

Investments in my529 are not insured or guaranteed by my529, the Utah Board of Higher Education, the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority Board of Directors, any other state or federal agency, or any third party. However, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insurance is provided for the FDIC-Insured investment option. In addition, my529 offers investment options that are partially insured for the portion of the respective investment option that includes FDIC-insured accounts as an underlying investment.

The state in which you or your beneficiary pay taxes or live may offer a 529 plan that provides state tax or other benefits, such as financial aid, scholarship funds and protection from creditors, not otherwise available to you by investing in my529. You should consider such benefits, if any, before investing in my529.

my529 does not provide legal, financial, investment or tax advice. You should consult your own tax or legal advisor to determine the effect of federal and state tax laws on your particular situation.

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