The mission of CollegeCounts is to help you and your family set up a manageable, successful college savings plan to help your children reach all their career goals. But we enjoy giving students a more direct boost as well.
A new year presents new opportunities—for both students and parents.
CollegeCounts 529 is excited to embark on a new adventure in 2020! If you’re a parent or grandparent in Birmingham, or if you visit the Magic City often, we think you might be pretty excited too.
We are pleased to announce that CollegeCounts has partnered with the […]
Giving gifts during the holiday season can be a joyful activity. But it can be more than a little bit frustrating—especially if you wait until the last minute.
Sometimes it’s hard to know what to buy your loved ones. Sometimes you end up buying something they don’t need. Or worse, something they already have.
This year, CollegeCounts […]
Sometimes planning ahead is easier said than done—especially when you’re talking about planning for college expenses when you have a newborn or toddler.
It seems like every day, week, or month is “National Something Day,” doesn’t it? Whether it’s eating a cheeseburger or hugging a stranger, there’s a celebration for everything.
But sometimes those occasions can be helpful reminders. And these next couple months are exactly that when it comes to saving for college.
September is College Savings Month, which […]
Saving with a 529 plan is one of the best ways to help your children pay for college. But it’s not the only way.
CollegeCounts is proud to help students get a head start on their college education. Over the last seven years, we have provided more than $6 million in scholarships to deserving students right […]
When you’re discussing your favorite holidays, you might end up with a pretty long list. No matter the reason for the season, chances are you’ve made some unforgettable memories with your family year after year.
Summer’s always the best time to get lost in a good book, isn’t it?
Whether your children are blazing through their required reading lists or seeking out new books on their own, having all day and night to read at leisure is truly one of the gifts we take for granted when we’re young.
But they won’t […]
We’re fortunate here at CollegeCounts 529—we have our own built-in holiday every year.
But what good is celebrating by yourself, right? That’s why we’re inviting new mothers, new fathers, and new grandparents in Alabama to celebrate 5/29 Day with us.
Starting May 29th, we’re giving away a total of 29 contributions worth $529 each for new and […]