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Delawareans Gear Up to Celebrate 529 Day

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

Investing in tomorrow while honoring the past As the nation wraps up its Memorial Day observances, Delawareans eagerly anticipate another significant celebration just two days later. May 29th marks 529 Day, a time aimed at highlighting the critical importance of saving for higher education through 529 education savings plans. These plans, named after Section 529 […]




First employers sign onto transformative Delaware EARNS retirement benefit

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2024

Small businesses and nonprofits throughout Delaware are poised to be the first to offer their employees access to the new EARNS retirement savings program from the Office of the State Treasurer. Nearly a dozen private-sector employers will participate in a pilot of EARNS this month to help ensure systems are fully ready ahead of the […]




Governor Carney Announces Delaware’s General Obligation Bonds Again Earn Triple-A Ratings and Attract Excellent Pricing

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Tuesday announced that the State of Delaware has once again received the highest possible AAA/Aaa ratings from the nation’s top rating services. The State of Delaware received competitive bids on Tuesday for its upcoming sale of $359 million of General Obligation Bonds. The State’s bonds carry the highest possible ratings assigned by […]




Treasurer Davis Encourages Delawareans to Prioritize Saving

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Friday, April 5, 2024

America Saves Week – April 8-12, 2024 As financial literacy and wellness continue to be paramount in today’s economic landscape, Delaware Treasurer Colleen Davis once again encourages Delawareans to participate in America Saves Week, the initiative aimed at promoting saving, budgeting, and financial stability across the nation. The theme for America Saves Week 2024, which […]




Bill Introduced to Protect Entities Serving the Legal Marijuana Industry

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2024

Legislation introduced in the Delaware General Assembly aims to protect banks and other businesses that provide financial services to marijuana cultivators, distributors, and retailers who operate within Delaware’s legal cannabis marketplace. House Bill 355, sponsored by Representative Ed Osienski and Senator Trey Paradee, and in partnership with State Treasurer Colleen Davis, clarifies that these financial […]







  Category: Office of the State Treasurer

Delawareans Gear Up to Celebrate 529 Day

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

Investing in tomorrow while honoring the past As the nation wraps up its Memorial Day observances, Delawareans eagerly anticipate another significant celebration just two days later. May 29th marks 529 Day, a time aimed at highlighting the critical importance of saving for higher education through 529 education savings plans. These plans, named after Section 529 […]




First employers sign onto transformative Delaware EARNS retirement benefit

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2024

Small businesses and nonprofits throughout Delaware are poised to be the first to offer their employees access to the new EARNS retirement savings program from the Office of the State Treasurer. Nearly a dozen private-sector employers will participate in a pilot of EARNS this month to help ensure systems are fully ready ahead of the […]




Governor Carney Announces Delaware’s General Obligation Bonds Again Earn Triple-A Ratings and Attract Excellent Pricing

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Tuesday announced that the State of Delaware has once again received the highest possible AAA/Aaa ratings from the nation’s top rating services. The State of Delaware received competitive bids on Tuesday for its upcoming sale of $359 million of General Obligation Bonds. The State’s bonds carry the highest possible ratings assigned by […]




Treasurer Davis Encourages Delawareans to Prioritize Saving

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Friday, April 5, 2024

America Saves Week – April 8-12, 2024 As financial literacy and wellness continue to be paramount in today’s economic landscape, Delaware Treasurer Colleen Davis once again encourages Delawareans to participate in America Saves Week, the initiative aimed at promoting saving, budgeting, and financial stability across the nation. The theme for America Saves Week 2024, which […]




Bill Introduced to Protect Entities Serving the Legal Marijuana Industry

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2024

Legislation introduced in the Delaware General Assembly aims to protect banks and other businesses that provide financial services to marijuana cultivators, distributors, and retailers who operate within Delaware’s legal cannabis marketplace. House Bill 355, sponsored by Representative Ed Osienski and Senator Trey Paradee, and in partnership with State Treasurer Colleen Davis, clarifies that these financial […]