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Resolve to Meet Your Goals


The noisemakers have sounded and the confetti has fallen. 2016 is officially here – and with it comes New Year’s resolutions.

This year, commit to achieving your higher education savings goals. With the help of Virginia529, it can be much easier than you think!

Not saving yet?

Virginia529 offers a variety of flexible and affordable higher education savings programs that you can tailor to your specific needs. Plus, you can open an account with as little as $25 – and contributions may be tax deductible from the account owner’s Virginia individual income tax – so start today and check off one resolution from your to-do list.

Already saving?

If you’re already saving here are some easy tips to meet your goals faster:

  • Move savings in regular bank accounts to a tax-advantaged Virginia529 account
  • Set up automatic monthly contributions from your bank account
  • Increase the amount you contribute


Start Your Savings

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.