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Get to Know Virginia529

For more than 25 years, Virginia529 has helped millions of families plan and save for future education expenses through its tax-advantaged 529 savings programs. Whether you're saving for higher education expenses, K-12 tuition at private and religious schools, student loan repayment or registered apprenticeship programs, learn how Virginia529 can help you prepare for the future.

What Are Qualified Expenses?

There are some standard costs associated with education that fall into the “qualified” category of expenses such as tuition and textbooks, but there are also some expenses like computers and tutoring that may be covered by 529 accounts.

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Jun 6 2023

Using Your Prepaid529 Account at a Virginia Public College

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5 Actions to Take on 529 Day

Whether you’re saving for your own education or the education of a loved one, here are five steps to take this 529 Day that will make a lifetime of difference for your family and others!

529s Can Relieve More Than Just College Tuition Burdens

Tia Brown didn’t know 529 accounts could be used for anything other than qualified college costs until a financial advisor brought it to her attention. Tapping into her account, she says, was the perfect solution when her son struggled to adjust to eighth grade.