SMART529 College Savings Program surpasses $2 billion in financial assets
Treasurer Perdue announces that the state SMART529 program has grown to $2 billion in assets.
West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue recently joined with West Virginia Higher Education Policy Chancellor Paul Hill to announce that SMART529, West Virginia’s College Savings Plan, has surpassed $2 billion in financial assets.
“Reaching $2 billion in investments is a significant achievement for the SMART529 program,” said Treasurer Perdue. “It is evidence that more and more West Virginians are investing in the future of their children and preparing for life after high school. Saving for college has never been more important, with tuition costs rising and student debt climbing.”
The SMART529 College Savings Program was established 11 years ago under Treasurer Perdue’s leadership. Currently, SMART529 has more than 120,000 account owners. Read more...