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American families continue to believe that college is an investment in a child’s future. With more than 12 million accounts open nationwide, 529 college savings plans have proven to be a successful way for families to make that investment. These plans are manageable, affordable, and tax-advantaged and can be used towards qualified expenses at colleges, … Read the full article …

President Obama, facing angry reprisals from parents and from lawmakers of both parties, will drop his proposal to end popular college savings accounts known as 529s, but will keep an expanded tuition tax credit at the center of his college access plan, the White House said Tuesday. –National Association of State Treasurers

State Treasurer Young Boozer won the corn shucking contest at the annual C. Mac Johnson Farmers Market Day on Saturday, July 12, 2014. State Treasurer Wins Corn Shucking Contest.

Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer today announced winners of the CollegeCounts 529 Fund “WIN $529” Contest, which was held in honor of May 29(5/29 Day). Winners in Guntersville and Muscle Shoals earned contribution funds for existing CollegeCounts 529 accounts for young members of their families in the amount of $529 each. The Guntersville winner is … Read the full article …

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