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Whatever the path, begin with a plan. The Education Plan is a smart, tax-advantaged way to save and grow contributions over time to cover future education expenses and reduce the burden of student loan debt. Whether you are wanting to save for education goals for a loved one or yourself, a 529 plan can help any aspiring student, regardless of age, career path or socioeconomic status.



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Join Ted Miller, Executive Director of the Education Trust Board of New Mexico, and Carolyn Fittipaldi, the Education Plan’s Marketing Director, as they share how a 529 can help your family save more for higher education in this video presentation.

Flexibility with so many benefits

  • Anyone can open and contribute to an account for anyone else
  • Only $1 minimum contribution required
  • Contributions may be tax-deductible and grow tax-free 
  • Gift contributions for birthdays, holidays and graduations help fuel savings
  • Covers over 200 qualified education expenses at most schools across the country and online, and many abroad
  • Covers undergraduate, graduate, doctorate, certification and continuing education programs 
  • Beneficiaries are transferable 
  • Just $500 saved significantly increases graduation rates
The Education Plan Benefits

Why saving now counts

  • Saving for education expenses reduces the burden of student loans later
  • Education costs continue to rise every year
  • The first day of college gets closer every day
The Education Plan Benefits

"The Education Plan is helping my family prepare for the total cost of college. It's the peace of mind that matters most!"
Helen W., Albuquerque, NM

Don’t succumb to sticker shock. College costs can be more affordable than you think.

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1 The Plan is neither FDIC insured nor guaranteed and may lose value.
2 When withdrawals are used for other purposes, the earnings portion of the withdrawal is subject to federal income taxes and any applicable state income tax, as well as an additional 10% federal tax and the recapture of all previous New Mexico tax deductions taken for contributions to an account.