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NEST 529 College Savings kicks off 2019 with new account bonus

First National Bank of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg announced Jan. 2 the launch of the NEST 529 College Savings Plan New Year New Account $100 Bonus.From Jan. 1 through March 31, the first 200 individuals to open and contribute a minimum of $100 each to a new NEST Direct or NEST Advisor 529 College Savings account will receive an additional $100 contribution to the account.

Hawaii's College Savings Program eliminates account maintenance fee for residents

Effective January 1, 2019, the Annual Account Maintenance Fee will be eliminated for Account Owners who are residents of Hawaii and have a Hawaii permanent or mailing address on file with the Plan.

DreamAhead nears one billion

Washington's new DreamAhead savings program for education expenses has nearly a billion dollars in it, most of it a result of transfers from accounts in another state plan, the Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program.More than a quarter of the accounts in GET were closed this year and the value of units in those accounts transferred to the new program.

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