There’s more to know about education than saving for it. Check out these free resources:
KY Saves 529 team members are available to talk about saving for education at information sessions, fairs, conferences and other community events.
The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) provides insights and information to help families and educational professionals.
Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or grad school.
A not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.
College Parents of America
A membership organization comprised of current and future college parents, which is dedicated to helping parents prepare for and put their children through college. The site lists college savings options and financial aid resources.
College Savings Plans Network
A clearinghouse for information about college savings programs. The site offers a college cost calculator. You can compare 529s by feature or compare 529s by state.
College Savings Foundation
A nonprofit organization that helps American families achieve their education savings goals by working to support education savings programs. This site explains why families should save for college and how to plan and save.
A non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States.
A not-for-profit organization that seeks to improve the personal financial literacy of students in kindergarten through college.
School and Campus Code Search
Search the U.S. Department of Education's database of school and campus codes, as well as Title IV eligibility status for eligible institutions. Only Title IV-eligible schools can be used for qualified 529 withdrawals.
A good source of information on a range of education savings-related topics, including 529 basics, comparisons of types of plans, a scholarship search tool, and how to save.
Student Aid on the Web
This Federal Student Aid site (from the U.S. Department of Education) explains how to apply for federal grants, work-study programs, scholarships, and student loans.
Fastweb is a free service that matches members to nearly 1.5 million relevant scholarship opportunities and provides insider financial aid tips, advice on high school and college life.
A STABLE Kentucky account is an investment account available to eligible individuals with disabilities. STABLE Kentucky accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save and invest money without losing eligibility for certain public benefits programs, like Medicaid or SSI.