Loftis: Resolve to Open a Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan in 2017

If you haven’t made your New Year’s resolutions yet, why not let 2017 be the year you finally start saving for your child’s college education?

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“Opening a Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan is a great way to get your financial house in order,” said South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis.

While many consumers still do not know what a 529 plan is, according to a recent survey, the plans continue to be on the rise as the preferred vehicle for saving for college.

“And a Future Scholar account, which offers even more tax advantages for those who file a South Carolina tax return, can help you start the year off on the right foot,” Loftis said. “It truly is the smart, easy way to save for college.”

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