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Open a new KY Saves 529 account and we'll contribute to it too!

How much do we believe in your child's potential? Enough to help you invest in it. Until May 31st, we're adding $25 to every new KY Saves 529 account opened for children age 5 or younger with a minimum $25 initial contribution.1

So, if you've been thinking of saving (or saving more) for a college, trade, or vocational education, opening a KY Saves 529 right now is kind of a no-brainer. Here's all you do:

Don't have a KY Saves 529 account now?

  • Open an account for a child aged 0-5 between May 1-31, 2024.
  • Contribute an initial $25 minimum amount.
  • When you do, we will contribute $25 into your new KY Saves account.1

Have a KY Saves 529 account already, but you want to open one for a new family member?

  • Open another account for a child aged 0-5 between May 1-31, 2024.
  • Contribute an initial $25 minimum amount.
  • When you do, we'll add $25 to that new account.1

Use it for more than college tuition

  • Eligible college, graduate school, trade and vocational school, and apprenticeship programs
  • K-12 tuition2
  • Loan repayments3
  • Room and board
  • Fees
  • Computers and laptops
  • Books
  • Even things like tools, if required by the program

For rules and eligibility, please read the Official Promotion Rules.

1Funding is limited to the first 300 accounts opened for a beneficiary aged 0-5 years old between 5/1/2024 and 5/31/2024. Your initial contribution ($25 minimum) must be received by 6/30/2024.
2Expenses for tuition in connection with enrollment or attendance at an elementary or secondary public, private, or religious school, not to exceed $10,000 per student per year in the aggregate across all 529 Plans for such student. Since different states have different tax provisions, if you or your beneficiary, as applicable, are not a Kentucky taxpayer, the state(s) where you pay income tax may differ in its state income tax treatment of K-12 tuition expenses. You should consult your own state’s tax laws or your tax advisor for more information on your state’s taxation of withdrawals for K-12 tuition expenses.
3Principal or interest on any qualified education loan (as defined in section 221(d) of the Internal Revenue Code) of the designated beneficiary or a sibling of the designated beneficiary, up to a lifetime limit of $10,000 per individual. Note, if you make an education loan repayment from your Account, Section 221(e) (1) of the Internal Revenue Code provides that you may not also take a federal income tax deduction for any interest included in that education loan repayment.
*Assumptions: $500 initial investment with subsequent monthly investments of $250 for a period of 18 years; annual rate of return on investment of 5% and no funds withdrawn during the time period specified. This hypothetical is for illustrative purposes only. It does not reflect an actual investment in any particular 529 plan or any taxes payable upon distribution

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KY Saves 529 is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA)

For more information about the Kentucky Educational Savings Plan Trust (KY Saves 529), call 855-840-4855 or visit to obtain a Program Description, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information. Read and consider it carefully before investing.

Please Note: Before you invest, consider whether your or the beneficiary’s home state offers any state tax or other state benefits such as financial aid, scholarship funds, and protection from creditors that are only available for investments in that state’s qualified tuition program. You also may wish to contact directly your home state’s 529 college savings plan(s), or any other 529 plan, to learn more about those plans’ features, benefits, and limitations. You should also consult your financial, tax, or other advisor to learn more about how state-based benefits (or any limitations) would apply to your specific circumstances. Keep in mind that state-based benefits should be one of many appropriately weighted factors to be considered when making an investment decision.

KY Saves 529 is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. Ascensus College Savings Recordkeeping Services, LLC, is the Program Manager. The Program Manager and its affiliates have overall responsibility for the program’s day-to-day operations, including investment advisory services, recordkeeping, and administrative services.

Investment returns will vary depending upon the performance of the Investment Options you choose. Depending on market conditions, you could lose all or a portion of your money by investing in KY Saves 529. Account Owners assume all investment risks as well as responsibility for any federal and state tax consequences.

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