Sunday Morning Magazine

5-05-19: College Savings, Luke Minor, Jackie Ferrado share compelling info. www.wastate529.wa.gov

Luke Minor is the new Director of the Washington College Savings Plans and Jackie Ferrado is the Community Relations Manager. Together they provide powerful information about the expanded college savings plans we have here in Washington. WA College Savings Plans, or WA529, is composed of the Guaranteed Education Tuition, or GET Program, andt eh DreamAhead College Investment Plan. Luke provides details about each of the programs, and Jackie provides personal and compelling stories of beginning the program with her kids, and continuing now with her grandkids. It's also good to remember that the plans can also be used for our own education. It's been show that sudents who know they have a college savings account are 7 times more likely to pursue higher education. www.wastate529.wa.gov

Sunday Morning Magazine
00:29:35 5/5/2019

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