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What’s the Plan? Family Prepares for College with Prepaid529 and Honest Conversations

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College should be an exciting time for families, so when Joe and Courtney Panella started planning their family the couple was determined not to let the stress of finances get in the way of their children’s college experience. That meant if they were going to pay for college, they were going to need a creative game plan.



Resources to help you learn

Virginia529 offers free, in-person information sessions at locations across Virginia. These hour-long sessions highlight the program’s three plans, explain the benefits to account owners and give you the chance to get your questions answered. If you don’t live near one of our in-person sessions, Virginia529 offers online webinars where you can learn more from the comfort of your own home.