Do You Want to Double Your Interest Rate on Savings?


U. S. News & World Report recently published an article (February 13, 2013), about the value of 529 Plans – and they cited a Virginia resident who more than doubles the interest rate on the savings accounts that are a part of his 529 plans, tax-advantaged college investment accounts, than he does from his bank. In the [...]

Win 4 Tickets to RIR Nascar Race Friday, 4/27/12 Thanks to VA529


The generous folks at VA 529 would like one lucky winner to enjoy the races at RIR, and have given us four tickets in the 14th row to give away! These four seats are for the Nascar Race Friday night, April 27, 2012 and if you bring the kids, you’ll experience the brand-new Kids Zone at [...]

Richmond’s Top Teacher Contest: Nominate your Favorite Teacher Here


Each year, recognizes the often unsung heroes in our community — those who spend countless hours educating and caring for our children. Click here to see our 2011 Richmond Top  Teacher Winners & Nominees. In this contest, you may nominate any Richmond-area teacher, from daycare to college, and we’ll post your nomination on the [...]

It’s College Savings Month at VA 529

VA 529 College Savings Month

September is recognized as College Savings Month nationally by the College Savings Plans Network (CSPN). Joining CSPN are more than 40 state 529 plans, including Virginia, participating in activities to recognize the importance of saving for college. Just as families across Virginia are busy in September heading back to school, Virginia 529 plans a busy [...]

Spring N2 Summer at The Science Museum Saturday, June 18, 2011

The Science Museum of Virginia

Spring N2 Summer with The Science Museum of VA and, HCA Virginia and the VA and the 529 College Savings Plan! Here’s the “scoop” on this fun day which includes loads of ice cream: -Launch water balloons from a giant Trebuchet -Live Music -Kids Arts & Crafts -Face painting, robots and more! Where: The Science [...]

VA 529 Day Celebration at The Science Museum 5/29/11

VA 529 Day Richmond VA

529 isn’t just a great way to to save for college–it’s  a day to celebrate: 5/29/11, that is. The VA College Savings Plan is hosting a bunch of great events to celebrate saving, the importance of planning, and higher education. On Sunday, 5/29 The VA College Savings Plan team will be on-hand at The Science [...]