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529 DAY: Saving For A College Fund

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Time is ticking for Iowans who want to register to win a College Savings Iowa account.

529 Day is Wednesday. You have until then to register to win the $5,290 account.

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald says now is a good time to begin saving for your child's future.

He recommends parents explore the benefits of using a 529 plan as it’s a tax advantaged way of saving. Iowa taxpayers can deduct contributions of up to $3,045 per beneficiary from their 2013 income.

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