Stack, Treasury Department Host Webinar on 529 College Savings Plan
Families Can Also Enroll Free in the 529 GSP through September
Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 2011 — Families who are looking to save for their child’s higher education have a unique opportunity to learn more about a state-run tuition savings plan by logging in to an upcoming free webinar, hosted by state Sen. Mike Stack and the Pennsylvania Department of Treasury.
The webinar, “Saving for College with the PA 529 College Savings Program” will take place on Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. Register online at www.senatorstack.com. Participants must have an Internet connection and a Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2003, or Mac OS X 10.5 or newer server.
“The 529 College Savings Program is a smart, safe way for families to invest in their child’s higher education,” Stack said. “Get the facts at this upcoming informative webinar and start saving for your child’s education.”
Administered by the Pennsylvania Treasury Department, the Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program allows families to invest in their child’s college education through two plans and many investment options that have helped over 150,000 families of all income levels answer one of their biggest financial concerns — how to afford college.
Learn about 529 plan basics, including the tax benefits, financial aid impact, and setting savings goals and have your questions answered by a program specialists.
In addition, free enrollment in the PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan is available through September.
Visit www.senatorstack.com, click on the “College Saving Program” link and use the coupon code “STACK” to have the $50 enrollment fee waived upon enrolling in the PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan.