Blog Archive: Saving for College

Image--VSAC invites students K-6 to look to the future in 529 giveaway

K-6 students in VT: Draw us a picture of a job you’d like to explore for a chance at free takeout & $200 (or more!) in VT’s 529 savings plan

For each of the next 5 weeks, 2 students and their families will win $50 in takeout from their favorite local restaurant or food business.

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VT student on campus

For many students (and their parents), attending college this fall — whether that means online or on campus — likely involves taking out an education loan to help cover the tuition bill and other expenses. Nearly 7 out of 10 Vermont families need to borrow to help pay education costs.

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VT's 529 plan is celebrating our Vermont students.

VT’s 529 plan is celebrating our Vermont students!

National 529 Day is recognized on May 29 (5/29, get it?), highlighting the importance of 529 savings plans in helping families plan and pay for college or training expenses.

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Decision Day like no other

Today is May 1. It's the traditional Decision Day for high school seniors. If that’s you, this is the day you’ve been planning for, for most of your high school years.

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Father and daughter planning for college image

Are you the parent of a high school student? If so, welcome to one of the most formative phases of your student’s life. While the path to college or career training is definitely your student’s journey, as a parent you play a major role—both financially and from a practical perspective.

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