It's the beginning of another year. The slate is wiped clean and you have 12 months of opportunity ahead. So what do you want to do? Get in shape? Eat better? Save more?
If saving more is one of your goals, you may want to increase the amount that you're contributing to your College Savings Iowa account.
If you're already making contributions through an automatic investment plan (AIP), consider increasing the amount. If not, it's easy to set up an AIP. With an AIP, you can transfer money automatically from your checking or savings account to your College Savings Iowa account on a monthly or quarterly basis. To learn more, log on to your account at CollegeSavingsIowa.com.
Tax season is also a great time to add to your account. For example, if you receive a refund, think about investing some or all of it in your College Savings Iowa account. In fact, if you find yourself with some extra cash on hand at any time - birthdays, holidays, graduation or bonus time - look at is an opportunity to add to your College Savings Iowa account.
Start the new year off right by resolving to save more in your College Savings Iowa account. It will benefit you and your child for years to come.