Start Saving For College Now With ScholarShare 529

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With the cost of college rising everyday it is really never too early to start. ScholarShare 529 recognizes that it can be tough to set aside money when your family is growing, and their mission is provide parents with as much information as possible.

ScholarShare 529 will be at the 2017 LA Baby Show, on November 4 and 5, at the Magic Box at the REEF, in DTLA, when the nation’s largest show for expectant and new families returns to Los Angeles. A family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with maternity, baby, and toddler – from top products to trusted parenting experts – the LA Baby Show will welcome thousands of expectant and new parents from Los Angeles County, and the surrounding counties, and beyond!

Tickets to the LA Baby Show are $30 per family, and $20 per individual.

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We spoke with a member of the Scholar Share 529 team to learn more about the brand and what new parents can expect at the LA Baby Show.

For someone unfamiliar with ScholarShare 529, how would you describe the company’s mission and core offerings?

ScholarShare’s mission is to provide California families information about the importance of saving for college.

Tell us about the company’s background. When did it start and how has it evolved since then?

ScholarShare was created by the State of California as a tax-advantaged way to help families save for the cost of higher education. ScholarShare is administered by the ScholarShare Investment Board, a Board of the State Treasurer’s Office.

SIB has engaged as ScholarShare Plan Manager, TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing Incorporated (“TFI”). TFI is a wholly owned subsidiary of TIAA, a leading financial services organization, with nearly 100 years of experience, and one of the world’s largest pension systems, based on assets under management.

What are the most popular or newest services from ScholarShare 529?

ScholarShare “Gift Of College” gift card is now available for purchase at Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us stores throughout California.

What sets ScholarShare 529 apart from other college savings plans?

ScholarShare has no other sales charges, enrollment or maintenance fees.

What can parents expect from ScholarShare 529 at the LA Baby Show?

ScholarShare will be providing information on our plan in addition to giveaways for attendees.