Press Releases

College Savings Foundation and Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack Partner to Promote Saving for College

May 24, 2017

529 Savings Plan Events Offer Easy Access to College Savings Tools Washington, DC – May 24 –The College Savings Foundation (CSF) is partnering with Nick Jr. Beyond the Backpack to provide parents with the tools needed to begin planning and saving for their children’s higher education. As part of the partnership, Continue Reading...

Gen Zs are Pragmatic Planners for Higher Education

May 23, 2017

Contact: Lynthia Romney, 914-238-2145/914-589-2140 Gen Zs are Pragmatic Planners for Higher Education, says College Savings Foundation Survey Costs and career paths key drivers of the college decision Washington, DC -- Today’s high school students are taking a pragmatic approach to planning and paying for their higher education – targeting Continue Reading...

529 College Savings Plans Pave Promising Future for American Families Across Incomes

February 28, 2017

75% of 529 College Savings Plan Owners are in Middle-Class Families Washington, DC – 529 college savings plans stand out as popular and effective planning and saving tools that both encourage and enable American families across income levels to prepare for the costs of higher education.  New research released by Continue Reading...

The 529 and ABLE Account Improvement Act of 2017

January 17, 2017

COLLEGE SAVINGS FOUNDATION APPLAUDS REPRESENTATIVES LYNN JENKINS AND RON KIND FOR INTRODUCING H.R. 529, the 529 and ABLE Account Improvement Act of 2017 Washington, DC, January 17 – The College Savings Foundation (CSF) applauds U.S. Representatives Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) and Ron Kind (D-WI) for their introduction of H.R. 529, known Continue Reading...


November 19, 2016

Washington, DC – This holiday and year-end giving season, 529 college savings plans are offering American families a variety of ways to make college savings easier through customized gifting websites, e-gift cards, online registries and gift certificates. New data from the College Savings Foundation (CSF) 2016 survey found that 90% Continue Reading...

High School Students and Their Parents Save For a Broad Range of Higher Education Paths

September 20, 2016

Washington, DC, September 20, 2016 –In recognition of College Savings Month, the College Savings Foundation is releasing an analysis of surveys showing that both parents of high school students and the students themselves are saving for college. In addition, they are both looking at how to apply those funds in Continue Reading...


August 16, 2016

As high school students get ready for back to school, their parents are gearing up for the formidable task of paying for college. In its 10th Annual State of College Savings survey of parents across the country, in which the majority of respondents have at least one child aged 14-18, Continue Reading...

High School Students on Quest for College are Educated Consumers

June 22, 2016

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More High Schoolers Save for College

May 25, 2016

The 7th annual College Savings Foundation survey of high school students across the country shows that 60% are already saving for college, and many are working and planning on loans, aid and scholarships as well. To learn how the next generation is planning to fund college, click here. Continue Reading...


November 5, 2015

This holiday season, American families are embracing the gift of college savings using technology, gift cards and social media platforms. Download the Press Release Continue Reading...

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During these changing times, the College Savings Foundation recollects wise words once spoken by Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” CSF’s education savings mission serves families and individuals of all income levels and ethnic backgrounds across the nation.