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January 9, 2019


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The Indiana CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan is an easy way to invest in your child’s education tax-free. The 529 plan offers these great features:

Easy setup.

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It only takes a $10 deposit to get started. And anyone—friends, grandparents or relatives—can contribute.

Tax benefits.

Withdrawals for education—tuition, books and other college expenses—are tax-free. Plus, any Indiana resident who contributes to your child’s account can qualify for a state tax credit of up to $1,000 each year.

Automatic deposits.

If you want to make a regular commitment to your child’s future, you can set up an automatic deposit from your paycheck. Saving couldn’t
be easier!

Shop ‘n save.

Sign up for Upromise at and a portion of your family’s everyday spending on household items and restaurants will be deposited in your savings plan.

Simple transfers.

What if you save more than your child needs? The account’s beneficiary is easily changed to a sibling or other relative. Visit to learn more.

Pro tip:

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