State Treasurer of Iowa

College Savings Iowa Newsletter: 2015 First Quarter

If you are one of the millions of taxpayers who will receive a refund from the IRS or our state this tax season, you probably already are thinking of how to use that money - treat yourself to a nice meal, take a trip, buy a new smartphone, etc. But... Read More
Although it may not be recognized on most calendars, 529 College Savings Day is an important day for college savers. Celebrated on May 29 each year, 529 College Savings Day commemorates the importance of saving for college through a 529 plan. Here are several ways you can celebrate: Make an... Read More
With the arrival of spring, we have something else to look forward to - graduation time. You may have already received announcements from friends or family members whose children will graduate this year. But what about your own kids or grandkids? Whether they "graduate" from kindergarten or junior high, their... Read More
Fiction: 529 accounts are only for children. Fact: Anyone can be the beneficiary of a 529 account. There is no age limit on who can use the money in a 529 plan account to pay for higher education. For older investors going back to school, a 529 can be an... Read More
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