Saving for college? Read this!



It’s December, and it’s cold in Montana! Don’t forget: the deadline for Montana income tax deductions is December 31, 2013. But don't wait!


If you’re saving for your children’s college and planning to save through the College Savings Bank, PLEASE don’t delay until the end of the month. College Savings Bank staff will be working overtime, but weather, mail delays, and processing can cause real issues for those who wait…..


The College Savings Bank is also offering on-line webinars to brush up on College Savings 529 info and products—check the College Savings Bank’s web site for specific times and sign-ups on Dec. 10, 18, and 21.


Rates, as of 12/5/13:
1 year .47%
3 year .87%
5 year or longer, 1.53% until July 31, recalculated based on College Inflation Index
Most recent maturity, 32.07% overall, 5.72% annual yield (5 year product)


Product terms, Disclosures, Rates, and History…along with all forms needed, can be found on the College Savings Bank’s GREATLY Improved Website


How can we help? Call the College Savings Bank at 888-777-7927


About the College Savings Bank
MEA-MFT's Montana Professional Teaching Foundation (MPTF) recently partnered with College Savings Bank, the program manager for the Montana Family Education Savings Program.

When MEA-MFT members sign up for the savings program through the College Savings Bank web site, MPTF will receive a royalty for each deposit made.


These royalties will help you save AND fund the foundation’s efforts to promote excellence in teaching and learning in Montana.

Learn more here

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