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How to Encourage Teens to Start Saving Money and Prepare Them Financially

(KNDU-TV, May 19, 2022) - Teaching your teens how to budget is important, especially since many high schools don't offer financial classes. Read helpful tips from Lisa Bugas, the business...

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How to Adapt Financial Plans When an Education Path Changes

(Seattle Times, May 25, 2022) - "It’s easy to transfer 529 funds when a student switches colleges, but what if they opt to not attend college at all? In this scenario, there are several options."...

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Washington College Savings Plans give families flexibility

(Seattle Refined, May 18, 2022) - In recent years, the rising cost of higher education may have led you to question whether your child should pursue a degree. However, research has shown that, in t...

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Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, the WA529 office will remain closed to walk-in visitors at this time. If you have questions about your GET or DreamAhead account, Contact Center representatives are available by phone or email. Please see our Contact Us page for details, hours and additional information. 
Both the GET and DreamAhead contact centers will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022 in observance of Labor Day.

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