April is financial literacy month and to celebrate, StepUp has teamed up with my529 – Utah’s 529 educational savings plan – to provide helpful information about saving for college!

Thinking about attending a university, community college, or technical school? Higher education is a great path toward your future career, but it does cost money.

Scholarships and grants can help. You should also consider saving as another option to pay for college. While you’re making your way through high school, try to put aside money toward your education after high school graduation. Saving and investing, even small amounts, can get you closer to your goal of a degree or certificate. Here are a few examples of the advantages of college savings:

If you’d like to learn more about how to open a college savings account with my529, visit my529.org or call 801-321-7188.