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Having a plan starts now ? CollegeCounts Alabama's 529 fund

The 5/29 Day Giveaway: Enter to Win $529 For Your Baby’s Higher Education

In celebration of 5/29 Day, CollegeCounts is giving away 29 contributions of $529 to help parents and grandparents with higher education expenses. It’s never too early to plant a seed for your child’s future.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Entrant must be a legal resident of AL who is at least 19 years old
  • To be eligible, your baby must have been born between 5/29/2023 and 5/29/2024
  • 29 winners will each receive a $529 contribution to a CollegeCounts 529 account for their child
  • Registration deadline is 7/15/2024
  • 29 winners will be randomly selected and contacted by 7/31/2024

For more information about the 529 Day Giveaway, review the Official Rules. For more information about the CollegeCounts 529 Fund, visit

Entries for the 2024 5/29 Day Giveaway will be accepted from May 29th – July 15th, 2024.

The CollegeCounts 529 Fund is a qualified tuition program under Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code that is offered by the State of Alabama, administered by the Board of Trustees of the ACES Trust Fund (the “Trust” and plan issuer), marketed as the CollegeCounts 529 Fund, and Union Bank & Trust Company serves as Program Manager. Except for any investments made by a Participant in the Bank Savings 529 Portfolio up to the limit provided by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) insurance, neither the principal contributed to an Account, nor earnings thereon, are guaranteed or insured by the State of Alabama, the State Treasurer of Alabama, the Board, the Trust, the Program, any other state, any agency or instrumentality thereof, Union Bank & Trust Company, the FDIC, or any other entity. Investment returns are not guaranteed. Account Owners in the Plan assume all investment risk, including the potential loss of principal.
An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses associated with municipal fund securities before investing. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and the CollegeCounts 529 Fund Program Disclosure Statement (issuer’s official statement), which can be obtained by calling 866.529.2228 and at and should be read carefully before investing. You can lose money by investing in a portfolio. Each of the portfolios involves investment risks, which are described in the Program Disclosure Statement.
An investor should consider, before investing, whether the investor’s or designated beneficiary’s home state offers any state tax or other benefits such as financial aid, scholarship funds, and protection from creditors that are only available for investments in such state’s 529 plan. Investors should consult a tax advisor.

Not FDIC Insured. No Bank Guarantee. May Lose Value.
(except the Bank Savings 529 Portfolio underlying investment)