Treasurer Smith Encourages Families in Polk County to Enter College Savings Iowa's Year-End Giveaway

DES MOINES, IA (11/01/2023) (readMedia)-- State Treasurer Roby Smith is celebrating the holidays with a College Savings Iowa giveaway. "Visit before December 31 and register to win one of two $5,290 College Savings Iowa account contributions," Smith said. "It's not only a gift that requires no wrapping skills, but is also one that is sure to last!"

The College Savings Iowa 529 plan is a tax-advantaged way for families to save for tuition; room and board; computers; textbooks and other qualified education expenses at any eligible higher-education institution in the U.S. or abroad. This includes colleges, universities, trade schools and apprenticeship programs. Additionally, up to $10,000 per year per student can be withdrawn to pay for tuition expenses in connection with enrollment at a K-12 institution.

College Savings Iowa Participants in Polk County have saved more than $776 million to help pay for education expenses on behalf of a student in their lives. "This proves what I already know – people in Polk County care about the future of our youth, and so do I," said Smith. "That's why I'm encouraging all families to register for this giveaway. Don't miss the chance to 'let the sleigh bells ring' on a child's education savings and register today!"

To learn more about the Plan, visit or call (888) 672-9116. Connect with College Savings Iowa on Facebook , Instagram and X, formerly known as Twitter, to stay informed on current events and updates. For additional details about the Plan, read the Program Description.