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Give a Gift, Get a Reward!


Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the corner, and with overall student loan debt hovering around $1.6 trillion nationally, saving for a child’s education is climbing to the top of parents’ wish lists.

Just in time for the holidays, Virginia529 is committed to making it even easier for families to fund a loved one’s post high-school education with its “Give a Gift, Get a Reward” promotion. For every $25 in Virginia529 gift cards account owners purchase online between Nov. 19, 2019 and Dec. 3, 2019, they’ll receive a bonus $5 contribution to their Virginia529 account.

Consider the timeless holiday gift of contributing to a Virginia529 account on behalf of a child, and help family and friends to give a gift that grows with children and their dreams.

Not a Virginia529 account owner? Opening an Invest529 account is simple and convenient. So get started today to participate in the holiday promotion.

Virginia529 gift cards make great birthday, holiday or anytime gifts for family members and friends.  Accounts can be used to fund qualified higher education expenses at schools nationwide and even overseas. Plus, they can be used at public or private universities, graduate schools, vocational schools and private or religious K-12 schools.

This holiday season, it’s better to give AND receive with Virginia529!

Read the terms and conditions and get the details.

Resources to help you learn

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most common questions about 529 plans.

Smart Savers Academy

Tune in to a live episode and ask questions of the presenter, or watch a previously recorded webinar below.

Invest529 Portfolio Performance

Review and compare historical returns of Invest529 portfolios.