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New app now available to manage TNStars College Savings 529 accounts, just in time for 529 Day!

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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Treasury annually recognizes 529 Day to raise awareness of the importance of saving for a child’s future education. May 29 is nationally recognized as 529 College Savings Plan Day, and it’s an excellent time to become a TNStars College Savings 529 account holder!

Celebrate 529 Day with the Tennessee Department of Treasury by understanding ‘Why Tennesseans save for college’

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The Tennessee Department of Treasury annually recognizes 529 Day to raise awareness of the importance of saving for a child’s future education. May 29 is nationally recognized as 529 College Savings Plan Day, and TNStars is exploring statewide ‘Why Tennesseans save for college.’

Improving the Financial Outlook for Tennessee’s Children

September is College Savings Month, a time to encourage families to save and invest for the future costs of higher education.

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As your State Treasurer, my job is to responsibly manage our state’s financial resources. My personal goal is to lead all Tennesseans toward sound financial management in their own lives. I believe the key to improving the financial outlook of Tennesseans begins with getting our young people on the path to post-secondary education which helps qualify them to enter the 21st-century workplace that Tennessee needs. That path begins with saving.

TNStars Giving Away Three $529 Scholarships for College Savings Month

Tennessee residents age 21 and older can enter the scholarship giveaway online at TNStars.com/scholarship on behalf of a child 15 or under, now through September 30, 2019.

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Governor Lee has issued a proclamation declaring September as College Savings Month in Tennessee. To celebrate, State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. and the TNStars College Savings 529 Program are giving away three $529 scholarships this month.

TNStars Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Tennessee Kids

Ten kids from across the state of Tennessee have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program.

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Ten kids from across the state of Tennessee have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program. TNStars, a program of the Tennessee Department of Treasury, hosted the TNStars Holiday Scholarship Giveaway in December. Tennessee adults could enter the contest on behalf of a child 15 or younger.

TNStars Offers $10,000 in Scholarship Opportunities this Holiday Season

In the spirit of the season, the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program is giving a gift of a $1,000 scholarship to ten Tennessee kids.

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In the spirit of the season, the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program is giving a gift of a $1,000 scholarship to ten Tennessee kids. The scholarships will be awarded into a TNStars® account this December, just for entering online.