More accounts and $36,100 in incentives added in first half of 2023 Almost twice as many people as last year have started saving for higher education with DE529 Education Savings Accounts according to State Treasurer Colleen Davis. More than 1,400 new DE529 accounts opened through June of 2023, a number 41% higher than during the […]
Also, unused education savings can soon rollover for retirement “First State, First Steps,” a pilot incentive program for Delawareans offering a $100 contribution to a new DE529 Education Savings Plan account added $37,700 to accounts over the last six months of 2022. “I am thrilled that our First State, First Steps program gave 377 young […]
The holiday season can be stressful as shoppers search for the perfect present. Opening a DE529 Education Savings Plan account or contributing to an already existing account lets you not only cross a gift off of your list but provide for the future as well.
Ten days remain before application deadline The application period for the new ASPIRE529 program, which provides $529 for foster youth aging out of the system to use for expenses related to continuing their education, closes July 31, 2022. “Many young adults face a lot of financial obstacles as they head out into the ‘real world’ […]
A day to recognize the importance of saving for education As thousands of Delaware families prepare to celebrate high school graduations, many pair that joy with fear about how to pay for college. State Treasurer Colleen Davis reminds Delawareans that a DE529 account can alleviate that fear and that 529 Day is a perfect time […]