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Win Cash $$$ for College
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Monday, January 23, 2017
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Never too late to start planning

Win Cash for College!

College may seem a long ways off, but don’t wait to start saving. The sooner you do, the more you’ll be able to save. A recent study by Fidelity found that on average parents try to save enough money to cover 70% of college costs, but end up only saving 29%. The sooner you start saving, the closer you’ll be to reaching your goals.

The Oregon College Savings Plan is giving away one $529 account to a family in each of our elementary schools through the Be College Ready program. All elementary school parents are eligible to win, yet many parents have not entered! To enter the sweepstakes go to

In addition, there is a special program being offered to kindergarten parents to receive $25 who open a new Oregon College Savings Plan account or add to a pre-existing one for their kindergartner. Again, all you have to do as a kindergarten parent is go online to receive the $25 at

The Oregon College Savings Plan, part of the state treasury, provides families a tax-advantaged way to save money for higher education expenses. The funds are invested and the growth on those investments is tax-free as long as they’re used for higher education. There’s also a tax deduction for what you contribute.

Please take advantage of these opportunities offered by the Be College Ready program and learn more about the Oregon College Savings Plan at




Kaellen Hessel

Communications Coordinator


Oregon ABLE Savings Plan | Oregon College Savings Plan

350 Winter St. NE Suite 100| Salem, OR 97301

Phone  503-378-6085 | Fax  503-373-7933|

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