National 529 Day (May 29) is celebrated nationally by state-sponsored 529 plans to raise awareness about the importance of saving for college and the value of 529 plans. This year, ScholarShare is celebrating National 529 Day with its second-annual “You Start It, We Match It” matching promotion where for one day, on May 25, if you open a ScholarShare 529 College Savings Account with $50 and sign up for ongoing automatic contributions of $25 or more per month, ScholarShare will match the $50.
This year, in addition to ScholarShares National 529 Day promotion, Fancy Shanty™will give one $50 gift contribution towards one ScholarShare 529 college savings account. Check out all the details below on how to participate in National 529 Day!
Celebration National 529 Day with ScholarShare – “You Start It, We Match It”
In celebration of National 529 Day on May 25, 2016, ScholarShare is launching its 529 Day matching promotion, “You Start It, We Match It.”
To be eligible for ScholarShare’s matching promotion, California families will need to do two simple steps:
- Open a ScholarShare 529 College Savings Account on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 12:01 a.m. PT to 11:59 p.m. PT and ScholarShare will match $50 of the initial deposit, to be contributed and invested at the time the new account is opened.
- Enroll in the automatic contribution plan (ACP) for the new account with at least a $25 contribution per month.
The matching deposit of $50 will be made to the eligible ScholarShare 529 account on or before 11:59 p.m. PT on Jan. 30, 2017. There is a limit of one matching deposit per new ScholarShare account opened for a new beneficiary.
ScholarShare's full term and conditions can be found here.
Awesome right! But it gets better!
In addition to ScholarShare's National 529 Day promotion, Fancy Shanty™ will give one $50 gift contribution towards one ScholarShare 529 college savings account. That's a combined $100 contribution from ScholarShare and Fancy Shanty™ for one California family who opens a ScholarShare account on National 529 Day. Now that's a great way to kick off your child's college savings account.
For your chance to win the $50 gift contribution from Fancy Shanty™, simply complete the Rafflecopter widget below. The $50 gift contribution will be made directly to the designated ScholarShare 529 account. Winner must have a valid ScholarShare account and be able and willing to provide the following information to receive the gift contribution:
- Beneficiary name on account.
- ScholarShare account number.
Our complete contest and giveaway rules and regulations can be found here. The gift contribution of $50 will be made to the winning ScholarShare 529 account on or before 11:59 p.m. PT on Jan. 30, 2017.
Portions of this material have been provided courtesy of ScholarShare.