It’s never too early to start saving for your child’s future. For a child born today to attend a public university in 18 years, it can cost as much as $236,770, and almost twice that amount for a private school.1Opening your child's first account:
It's always an exciting moment in the life of a new parent to open his or her child's first savings account. Take an important first step in your child's future by having that account be a Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan.
Now when family and friends ask what they should get your child for his or her birthday or for the holidays, you can tell them about your child's Future Scholar account.Future Scholar also gives you:
Get started saving with Future Scholar. No minimum investment is required to enroll.Resources and information:
1 Source: World's Simplest College Savings Calculator on futurescholar.com, as of July 2015. Assumes a 5% rate of inflation.
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Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Contact your financial advisor or visit futurescholar.com for a Program Description, which contains this and other important information about the Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan. Read it carefully before investing. You should also consider, before investing, whether the investor’s or designated beneficiary’s home state offers any state tax or other benefits that are only available for investments in such state’s qualified tuition program. The Office of State Treasurer of South Carolina (the State Treasurer) administers the Program and has selected Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC and Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc. (Columbia Management) as Program Manager. Columbia Management and its affiliates are responsible for providing certain administrative, recordkeeping and investment services, and for the marketing of the Program. Columbia Management is not affiliated with the State Treasurer.
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