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Invest529 Gift Cards Now Available on


Back-to-school season is here, and parents across the country are stocking up on school supplies in stores and online. Virginia529 announced today the availability of its Invest529 gift cards on, just in time for the fall shopping rush.

Invest529 accounts can be used to fund qualified higher education expenses at eligible schools nationwide and even overseas. They can be used at public or private universities, graduate schools and vocational schools.

Customers can go to to purchase Invest529 gift cards in $100 denominations. Recipients then redeem the co-branded card at, adding the value to a new or existing Invest529 account.

Invest529 gift cards are also available at H-E-B Grocery and select Target locations in Virginia, Texas, Florida and California.

Purchase an Invest529 gift card at or visit to find an Invest529 Gift of College gift card retail location near you.

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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.