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Most Parents Say 529 College Gifts Make Education Savings Easier

November 15, 2017

58% of Parents Would Ask for College Savings Gifts Washington, DC – This holiday and year-end gifting season, American families are embracing the ease and abundance of college savings tools such as customized gifting websites, e-gift cards, online registries and gift certificates. New data from the College Savings Foundation (CSF) Continue Reading...

How will Generation Z afford College?

September 19, 2017

Richard Polimeni, Chair of the College Savings Foundation, shares his ideas on how to effectively plan for college using a 529 college savings plan. Share this week’s episode so your community understands their college savings options, and how you can help them achieve their goals! Did you know that the Continue Reading...

2017 Parents Survey

September 5, 2017

Contact: Lynthia Romney (914) 238-2145/(914) 589-2140 Have 529 College Savings Plans Come of Age? College Savings Foundation (CSF) 2017 Survey Shows Parents Saving More With 529 college savings plans in existence for over 20 years, parents today are embracing saving as their favored way to pay for their children’s Continue Reading...

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...

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