1. Create a Gift of College Account2. Link your account to a 5293. Tell people all about it
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Congratulations! Your gift card has brought the college dream one step closer to reality. To redeem it, log into your account, select MyProfile and click on the Redeem Gift Card button. You can also redeem gift cards into any account by searching for the user profile in our search by name and clicking on the Redeem Gift Card button.
New to Gift of College? Signing up is easy and free!
1. Register your child
2. Link your Gift of College Account to your College Savings Account
3. Start saving and invite family and friends to help
If you are new to the college savings process, gift cards can be redeemed for initial funding into a new college savings account. Many plans can be opened with a $25 minimum investment. Don’t have a college savings account? Visit our ways to save page.
No matter what the occasion we have the perfect gift for all the loved ones on your list. The Gift of College gift cards can be used to save for college, or even pay off existing student loans. Just by opening an account for the ones you love, you increase the likelihood that they will attend college 75%. Give your little people a start in the right direction, give them the Gift of College. Learn more about gift cards
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72% OF CHILDREN HAVE ACCUMULATED SAVINGS FOR COLLEGE
Nearly three quarters
(72%) of children
age18 or under have accumulated
savings for college,
and for many of
them utilizing a 529
college savings plan
has been the savings
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