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Maryland 529 to Award a $529 MCIP to a Cecil County Student - Wednesday, May 29, 2019

In honor of national 529 College Savings Day, Maryland 529 is pleased to announce its partnership with the Cecil County Public Library system to award a $529 Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer College Investment Plan to the winner of the Cecil County Public Library Summer Reading Program sweepstakes that will kick off on June 1.

To be entered into the random drawing, children in 6th grade through 12th grade must participate in the Cecil County Public Library Summer Reading Program. Participants must read for 30 minutes a day for seven of 10 days to complete a log, which is entered into the random drawing for the grand prize.  

The grand prize winner will be announced on August 10, 2019. For more information, visit https://www.cecil.ebranch.info/. For complete rules, please visit the Maryland 529 website.

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Two Prince George's County Students to be Awarded Maryland College Investment Plans - Wednesday, May 29, 2019

In honor of national 529 College Savings Day, Maryland 529 is pleased to announce its partnership with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System to award a $529 Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer College Investment Plans to two winners of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System Summer Reading Program sweepstakes.

To be entered into the random drawing, a child must be enrolled in a Prince George’s County elementary or pre-school and participate in the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System Summer Reading Program. Participants must earn 100 points to be entered into the random drawing for the grand prize. Participants earn 5 points by checking out a book, 10 points by reading for a 30 minute session, and 15 points for attending a library program. The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System tracks Program registrants and completers.

The winners, one preschool aged, and one elementary aged participant will be announced on August 19, 2019. For more information, visit, https://www.pgcmls.info/summeratyourlibrary. For complete rules, please visit the Maryland 529 website.

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What to Do With Leftover Money in a 529 Plan - Tuesday, May 7, 2019

If you saved more for college than you needed, here's how to spend it without taking a big financial blow. Read more