Skip to Content

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 …

Click here for more information.

CALERA, Ala. – Jan. 24, 2014 – Regions Bank (NYSE:RF) and Visa Inc. joined with Mark Ingram, 2009 Heisman Trophy winner, former Alabama Crimson Tide running back and current New Orleans Saint; and Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer on Friday to tackle the issue of improving financial literacy among Alabama teenagers. Together, they announced the … Read the full article …

MONTGOMERY – State Treasurer Young Boozer says two bills signed into law today by Governor Robert Bentley will save the State’s General Fund approximately $2 million each year and protect citizens from businesses that seek to profit from the unclaimed property process. “These new laws will benefit Alabama taxpayers in several critical ways,” said Treasurer … Read the full article …

MONTGOMERY – State Treasurer and CollegeCounts Board Chair Young Boozer is calling on eligible Alabama students to apply for the newly-established CollegeCounts Scholarship. “This scholarship program will help qualified Alabamians who may find it difficult to get other types of scholarship assistance,” said Treasurer Boozer. “Not every student makes a 30 or higher on their … Read the full article …

MONTGOMERY – The State of Alabama now has more investment options for its money, thanks to legislation sponsored by Sen. Bryan Taylor and supported by State Treasurer Young Boozer. Gov. Robert Bentley recently signed Senate Bill 282 into law, which expands the types of investments in which the State Treasury can invest state funds. “This … Read the full article …

MONTGOMERY – For the second year in a row, Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer is endorsing The Alabama Council on Economic Education’s Personal Finance Challenge. The program tests high school students on essential concepts of personal finance, including income, money management, spending, credit, saving and investing. “Congress has designated April as Financial Literacy Month in … Read the full article …

Back to top